background 4.png
Title.png

Writers Lab
in partnership with Soho Theatre,
Spread the Word, SelfMadeHero & We Are Bridge.  

MFest Writers Lab 2021

We’re excited to launch a writing development programme for Muslim writers in the early stages of their career. Are you an aspiring writer who has ideas for stage, screen, comics and books? Are you trying to work out what medium works best for you and how you might build a writing career?  

A cohort of 12 Muslim writers (18+) will receive 9 weekly sessions across Autumn 2021 on different writing mediums from playwriting, comic-writing, screen-writing and novel-writing with a range of different partners including Soho Theatre, Spread the Word,  SelfMadeHero and We Are Bridge.   

The course will end with an all day workshop at London's Soho Theatre (travel and accommodation covered) on Saturday 4th December.  Participants must be able to attend this session and will have to be available for all sessions. 

We are running this programme thanks to the generous support of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.   

How do I apply? 

To apply, please fill in the following application form and submit this to info@mfest.org stating ‘Name, Surname – MFest Writers Lab’ in the subject line. We’ll ask you to also attach a PDF file to this email with 1,000 words of fiction or up to 5 pages of a screenplay or a scene from a play you've written. (NB: We are not accepting poetry).

 

Applications must be in by Monday13th September 2021. 

Please ensure that you read our rules and guidance on format before applying.  Any questions? Please see our FAQs here.

Guidance & FAQs

Please ensure you read our rules and guidance on format before applying.  Any questions? Please see our FAQs.

soho_theatre_labs__magenta NEW.png
STW logo.png
Selfmadehero logo.jpg
Bridge logo square transparent blue 500x500 (1).PNG