News & Events

  • First Page Masterclass Episode 6


    Wednesday, 20 June 2012
  • First Page Masterclass Episode 5


    Thursday, 31 May 2012
  • First Page Masterclass Episode 4


    Wednesday, 16 May 2012
  • First Page Masterclass Episode 3

    All the Academy's courses are based around the NAW Masterclass. This is a public edit that allows everyone watching and taking notes to benefit along with the writer whose text is being edited. Every writer will have a text of up to 3000 words Masterclassed at least once on every NAW course. NAW Masterclasses are also offered on NAW Days at events and festivals around the country.
    Wednesday, 09 May 2012
  • First Page Masterclass Episode 2

    All the Academy's courses are based around the NAW Masterclass. This is a public edit that allows everyone watching and taking notes to benefit along with the writer whose text is being edited. Every writer will have a text of up to 3000 words Masterclassed at least once on every NAW course. NAW Masterclasses are also offered on NAW Days at events and festivals around the country.
    Tuesday, 01 May 2012
  • First Page Masterclass

    All the Academy's courses are based around the NAW Masterclass. This is a public edit that allows those watching and taking notes to benefit almost as much as the writer whose text is being edited. Every writer will have a text of up to 3000 words Masterclassed at least once on every NAW course. NAw Masterclasses are also offered on NAW Days at events and festivals around the country.
    Thursday, 19 April 2012
  • NAW in new partnership with Foyles bookshop

    In 2012 Foyles bookshop will host the Academy's patron visits in the Gallery at their flagship store on Charing Cross Road.
    News Article: by msp - Wednesday, 18 April 2012
  • NAW Hon President Ion Trewin on NAW Masterclasses

    The Academy's Honorary President Ion Trewin attended the first NAW Masterclass of the new 2011 NAW course at the Free Word Centre in London
    News Article: Tuesday, 13 March 2012
  • NAW Visiting Writers 2012


    Monday, 12 March 2012
  • NAW Visiting Patrons 2011


    Monday, 12 March 2012
  • Festival NAW at Henley, Cheltenham, Bristol

    The Academy will be providing mini NAW masterclasses at Henley Literary Festival on Saturday 1st October. Writer can bring along the first page of any fiction or non-fiction project for an expert editorial overview from NAW Director Richard Beard.
    News Article: Saturday, 10 March 2012
  • Edmund Bealby-Wright publishes This Farewell Symphony

    This Farewell Symphony by Edmund Bealby-Wright, winner of the 2010 Impress prize for New Writers, newly published by Impress Books
    News Article: Saturday, 10 March 2012
  • NAW Masterclasses in Prospect Feature Article

    In 'The Write Stuff' (Prospect Magazine, 15th December 2010, Issue 178) journalist Leo Benedictus takes an in-depth look at UK Creative Writing courses, and visits a National Academy of Writing Masterclass
    News Article: Saturday, 10 March 2012
  • New books from NAW writers

    Two writers who attended National Academy courses set for publication early this year
    News Article: Saturday, 10 March 2012
  • NAW Demonstration Event 28th February

    This event in the Foyles Gallery combined the famous NAW Public Edit with an inspiring talk by best-selling author Jojo Moyes
    News Article: by msp - Tuesday, 28 February 2012
  • Second NAW Day at Cambridge University

    Following the success of NAW's first visit to Cambridge in November 2011, NAW will be back at the University on Wednesday 15 February 2012
    Event: Wednesday, 15 February 2012