Partner with us

Spread the Word is a collaborative organisation. We believe that working in partnership with organisations can bring added value and increased depth/ quality of experience.

We are interested in partnering with organisations and individuals who are keen to develop work in areas of:

– writer development
– creative writing programmes
– progressing representation in the publishing industry
– professional development for writers

If you are interested in partnering with us, please email Director Ruth Harrison in the first instance.

Partners we currently work with include

Penguin Random House

British Council

The Literary Consultancy

Writers Centre Norwich

Royal Society of Literature

Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre


Words of Colour

The Albany

Association of London Chief Librarians 

Kingston University Press

Bedtime Stories for the End of the World 

Idea Store Tower Hamlets

Diamond Kahn and Woods Literary Agency


The Soho Agency 

Troy Fairclough

Desperate Literature Prize

Jane Acton PR

Goldsmiths University / Anamik Saha

Partners we have worked with in the past two years include

Word Factory

Waterstones Piccadilly

TOAST Poetry

London Library

Newham New Deal Partnership



Birkbeck University

Islington Library Service

The Reading Agency

The Audience Agency

A New Direction


Nick Field / POW 

Olumide Popoola / Futures in the Making / Futures Back 


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