Read, watch or listen to some of the fantastic work our young writers are producing.
Excelsior Rap Trip
The young writers from Excelsior Academy worked with rapper and visual artist Robin Reza to create their own tracks, write lyrics and record their own rap album!
Larkspur Community Primary School: Songs Inspired by Saltwell Park
Listen to Larkspur Community Primary Schools' songs 'This Park Belongs To You' and 'Nest In The West', inspired by Saltwell Park in Gateshead.
My experience planning and chairing an event for Turn Up For The Books 2022
15 November 2022 by
Turn Up For The Books participant Nalini Ram-Prasad tells us about her experience chairing an event for Durham Book Festival in 2022.
My experience taking part in Turn Up For The Books 2022
07 November 2022 by
Turn Up For The Books participant Jemima D’Souza tells us about her experience as a Young Programmer in 2022.
Summer Songwriting Sessions 2022
Tracks written by our Young Songwriters on the Summer Songwriting Sessions this year. The groups also designed their album covers!
Stitched: three songs from the student-written hip-opera
Songs from Stitched: a show which was performed at Sage, Gateshead in September 2019, and written by Students from Excelsior Academy
Write Outside is a video created by young people from the New Writing North Young Writers' Summer in 2020.
Young Writers’ Zine: 18-25
A collection of work from the New Writing North Young Writers 18-25 Development Group.
Young Writers City Playlist
Listen to some of the music created by our Young Writers City project in Newcastle.
Young Songwriters Playlist
Listen to some of the music created by our New Writing North Young Songwriters Group
Out of Your Head – a new poetry night in Newcastle
20 May 2022 by
Amy Langdown, a dedicated member of our 18-25 writing group in Newcastle, talks about meeting Tod Connor through the scheme...
Faber & Faber Publishing Open Day
08 April 2022 by
Our intern Laura Lewis writes about her visit to one of the UK’s most prestigious publishing houses with New Writing North Young Writers.