Read, watch or listen to some of the fantastic work our young writers are producing.
Read: Five Years of Cuckoo Press
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Read: Our Sunderland, A Young Writers’ City Anthology by Academy 360
13 December 2018 by
Read: Cuckoo Press 2017
08 December 2018 by
New Writing North Young Writers: Design Principles
26 November 2018 by
In the cultural sector we have a tendency to see young people as a group, who sometimes need to be...
Queer Youth: a poem by Holly Stamp
This poem was created during our Proud Words LGBTQ+ writing projects, which took place at Heaton Manor and Benfield Schools in 2017.
Read: We Are The Players, A Young Writers’ City Anthology by Excelsior Academy
08 May 2018 by
Young Writers’ Talent Fund: Dani Watson
13 April 2018 by
I first came into contact with Isis Arts through New Writing North’s project ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go’,...
Young Writers’ Talent Fund: Sarah Watson
09 March 2018 by
A few years ago I saw a post on Facebook about the Young Writers’ Talent Fund. It was for young...
Young Writers’ Talent Fund: The Table
09 March 2018 by
The Table is a new peer-to-peer writing community for women and non-binary folk in the North East. We have received funding...
Fan Fiction with South Shields Cuckoos
21 December 2017 by
When the Durham Cuckoo Group finished in the summer, I was really disappointed, thinking that was the end of my...
Teaching students to value learning with Young Writers’ City
12 December 2017 by
Teenagers don’t want to stand out from the crowd. We all know that besides parental example, peer influence is one...
5 years of pirates and princesses, astronauts and aliens, magicians and monsters
23 November 2017 by
The Monster Zoo cast and crew: Clockwise from top left Joe Johnston, Rachel Gay, Zoe Lambert, Andy Stephenson, Stacey Sampson, Ruth...