Creative Writing Scheme
Black Gay Ink is a creative writing development scheme for emerging Black gay writers, delivered by Troy Fairclough run in association with Brixtonhouse theatre, and funded by Arts Council England.
What is it?
A series of free workshops and masterclasses tailored specifically for Black gay men, aimed at developing your writing and knowledge of the publishing industry.
All workshops and masterclasses will be held via zoom or at Brixtonhouse theatre, and will culminate in a new Playwrighting showcase event at Brixtonhouse in South London.
More details on this event, which will be free and open to the public will be announced closer to the time.
Who is it for?
Black Gay Ink aims to provide a safe space where Black gay men can meet, share, and express their stories, and experiences through writing. It will be beneficial to Black gay men who are seeking to develop their creative work and knowledge about the publishing industry, on how to pursue writing as a future career.
How to a Apply
To apply for this opportunity, you must meet the following criteria:
• You must be a Black male writer
• You must identify as LGBTQIA+
• You must be based in London
• You must be able to attend the workshop dates* and the showcase
*Failure to attend three workshops will result in your removal from the scheme.
Please send in:
• A sample of your writing (one page maximum)
• And explain why and how you feel the workshops will benefit you as a writer at this time (one page maximum)
You can apply by emailing your information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline to apply is Saturday 9th October 2021 (11:59pm).
Successful applicants will be notified on 16th October 2021