Life Writing Prize 2019 Results

The Spread the Word Life Writing Prize, in association with Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre, supports emerging writers and celebrates and develops life..

Aki Schilz on Tough Loving Care:
The Real Value of Professional Feedback

The Free Reads Scheme is a fantastic initiative run by The Literary Consultancy, funded by Arts Council England and supported..

Young People’s Laureate for London Tour
17-22 October 2018

Credit to Hayley Madden, Tabatha Fireman and Kevin Lake for these fantastic photographs taken in Brent, Bromley, Kingston, Sutton, Redbridge,..

Pooja Nansi reflects on
the Young Laureate Exchange

Over the last few weeks, Spread the Word has been incredibly fortunate to host Singaporean Youth Poetry Ambassador, Pooja Nansi,..

Common People application

Farhana Shaikh talks to us about The Asian Writer Festival

The Asian Writer Festival is on 21 October at the Royal Asiatic Society in London. This year marks its tenth..