Writing Memoir

To apply for a place on our Writing Memoir course, please submit the following:

One fully funded bursary place is available for a writer who would not otherwise be able to join the course. If you’d like to be considered for the bursary, please tick the box below and tell us why.

All applications will be judged on the merit of the writing submitted.

The deadline for applications is Friday 19 April, 2024. We’ll be in touch after the application period has closed, once we have reviewed all the applications.

If your application is successful, we’ll send you an offer via email detailing payment options. Once you’ve accepted your place on the course and we’ve received payment, we will send more information on enrolment, session dates, logging in plus a reading list.

About You

First name is required.
Last name is required.
Please provide a valid email.
Please select a country.

This gives us an indication of your location and time zone.

Tell us why you’re interested in memoir writing and your motivation for joining this course.

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In up to 200 words, briefly describe your memoir idea. (You are not expected to start the course with a fully formed idea.)

Tell us a little about you as a writer, including any courses completed, publishing history, what you enjoy and/or struggle with, and your writing goals (no more than 200 words).

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Please upload a 1,000-2,000 word sample of your work as a Word document or PDF.

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We offer one fully funded bursary place for a writer who would not otherwise be able to join the course.

Please complete all required fields before submitting your application.