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
  • Regular critiquing and feedback
  • Opportunites to submit to literary agents and publishers
  • A supportive community of Black Women & Women of Colour writers

ACADEMY 2020 members

Connie St Louis – Life Writing
Patricia Burgess – Literary Fiction
Jennifer Enti – Genre Fiction
Fatima Al Rayes – Short Stories
Lalah Bazarkina – Short Stories / Poetry
A’Ishah Waheed – Short Stories
Zahra Dalilah – Life Writing
Sha Cheshire – Genre Fiction (agented)
Anila Arshad-Mehmood – Genre Fiction
Osob Dahir – Literary Fiction
Olive Ahmed – Young Adult Fiction


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