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Literature Wales’ Mentoring Scheme for Writers offers support and practical advice to writers, to develop specific work in progress to a publishable standard.

Places on Literature Wales’ Mentoring Scheme for Writers are awarded to new and emerging writers at the start of their writing career. The scheme offers writers support and practical advice to develop a specific work in progress to a publishable standard. The 2018 Mentoring scheme has been extended and will begin with a tailored residential week-long course (6 days/5 nights) at Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre on 19-24 February 2018, followed by individual one-to-one sessions with an experienced mentor during the following months.

Eligible genres:
Writers may ask for assistance to develop one specific piece of work in progress, in any one of the eligible genres: Poetry; prose, including novels and short stories, children’s literature / pre-teen fiction, young adult fiction; creative non-fiction (including biography/autobiography, and literary criticism; graphic novels.

Eligiblilty:
Applicants must be resident in Wales.

Further information and how to apply:
The full 2018 Guidelines and 2018 Application form for the enhanced 2018 Mentoring are now available to download from Literature Wales’ website. Please scroll down to the box at the foot of this page and click on the links to download the documents. Please read the full 2018 Guidelines before completing the application form.

Timetable for 2018 Mentoring:
There is an annual closing date for applications.

Closing date for applications for 2018 Mentoring: 5.00 pm on Wednesday 16 August 2017.  

 

If you have any queries regarding the Literature Wales Mentoring Scheme, please contact Literature Wales:
029 2047 2266 / post@literaturewales.org

Literature Wales Writers’ Bursaries and the Mentoring Scheme are supported by The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Wales.

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2018 Literature Wales Mentoring Guidelines and Application Form

2018 Literature Wales Mentoring Guidelines
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2018 Literature Wales Mentoring Application Form
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