REWRITE ACADEMY writers with Booker-Winner Bernardine Evaristo


REWRITE ACADEMY is a developmental programme designed to support Black Women and Women of Colour writers who are keen to finish their works-in-progress. The programme involves a mixture of tuition, practical exercises, and critiquing with an emphasis on craft, community, and development. 

As part of the the programme, you’ll have:

  • Masterclasses with authors, editors, and publishers
  • Regular critiquing and feedback on your manuscript
  • Opportunites to submit to literary agents and publishers
  • A supportive community of Black Women & Women of Colour writers


Lalah Bazarkina –  Poetry

Zahra Dalilah – Life Writing

Jennifer Enti – Genre Fiction

Osob Dahir – Literary Fiction

Mahi Cheshire – Genre Fiction

Connie St Louis – Life Writing

A’Ishah Waheed – Short Stories

Patricia Burgess – Literary Fiction

Olive Ahmed – Young Adult Fiction

Fatima Luz Naeema – Short Stories

Anila Arshad-Mehmood – Genre Fiction


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