Events Posts

09 July 2019

Announcing a newbie on the CBC team …

by Anna Davis Course News, Events

We’re delighted to announce an exciting new joiner at Curtis Brown Creative: Jennifer Kerslake, currently editor at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, The Orion Publishing Group, starts work with us in September as Senior Manager – Courses and Operations.  Jennifer says she’s “delighted to be joining Curtis Brown Creative, whose programme of courses I have long admired for their creative ambition and […]

04 July 2019

#WriteCBC Writing Tip and Writing Task from Cathy Rentzenbrink

by Curtis Brown 120 Events, Writing Tips

It’s #WriteCBC time again – our monthly Twitter writing competition! Our fabulous guest for July is Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of the bestselling memoir The Last Act of Love and the very moving A Manual for Heartache – as well as being the course leader for our new Writing A Memoir online course. If you haven’t joined in #WriteCBC before, check […]

02 July 2019

Curtis Brown Creative to run writing courses in Dubai

by Katie Smart Course News, Events

We’ve teamed up with The Emirates Literature Foundation to take CBC tutor and bestselling author Laura Barnett (The Versions of Us, Greatest Hits) to Dubai this October to teach two fiction writing courses, one for new writers and one for experienced writers. This is the first time that CBC courses will be held in Dubai. Isobel Abulhoul, CEO […]

06 June 2019

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Jane Fallon

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

It’s time for our June edition of #WriteCBC – the monthly Twitter writing competition – and we are thrilled to welcome our very special guest, Jane Fallon! As well as being the author of nine top ten bestselling titles, including Getting Rid of Matthew and The Ugly Sister, Jane is generously providing a fully-funded scholarship place for […]

23 May 2019

Meet our latest HW Fisher Novel-Writing Scholar

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Emma Harding has been awarded the HW Fisher Scholarship for her novel-in-progress When I Love You I am Sick. Emma has won a fully-funded place on our 3-month novel-writing course taught by Charlotte Mendelson in London. Emma is the seventh talented writer of limited financial means to study on one of our selective entry London-based creative […]

23 May 2019

The Creative Future Writers’ Award – competition for under-represented writers

by Creative Future Events

Today we’d like to tell you about the Creative Future Writers’ Award –  a national writing competition open to short fiction writers and poets, run by national arts charity Creative Future, who work with talented and under-represented writers and artists. The award was founded in 2013 – and this year invites creative-writing entries on the theme of ‘HOME’ from under-represented writers who feel […]

15 May 2019

Major US agency ICM Partners to work with CBC on a special transatlantic online course

by Katie Smart Course News, Events

We are thrilled to announce that the major US agency ICM Partners is to join forces with us on a special six-month online novel-writing course starting this September – providing 15 talented writing students with a unique opportunity to connect with literary agents from both the US and the UK and to glean knowledge and […]

03 May 2019

Curtis Brown Creative are hiring!

by Katie Smart Events

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager, Courses and Operations to join our team at a time of growth and development. Reporting to and working closely with our Managing Director, you will be responsible for managing the delivery of our rolling programme of courses and the operations of our day-to-day business. You will also […]

02 May 2019

#WriteCBC: Writing Tip and Writing Task from Kate Hamer

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

This month we’re celebrating not one but TWO birthdays … It’s the 8th birthday of Curtis Brown Creative, and the first birthday of #WriteCBC – oh yes it is! So, for those of you who’ve been taking part in our monthly Twitter writing competition for the full year, help yourselves to a virtual slice of […]

09 April 2019

How to prepare a great submission to the Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

by Curtis Brown 120 Curtis Brown 120, Events

As part of its 120th birthday celebrations, Curtis Brown – in partnership with Curtis Brown Creative – has launched the inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize, our mission to find the exciting new voices of the future. Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and A Single Thread, will chair the judging […]

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