Call out for young creatives to deliver a showcase at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival.

We are looking for three young creatives, aged between 18-25 living and working in the Black Country area, to perform a set at a bespoke event.  We are looking for aspiring poets, authors, dramaturgs, storytellers, playwriters, activists who are looking for a platform to showcase their skills and ideas. If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

The successful applicants will be given a time slot of up to 30-minutes to showcase their work at our Young Creative event hosted at Central Library at Wolverhampton Literature Festival. We will also be providing you with workshops and online meetings to help build your performance and ideas ready for the showcase.

This is a paid opportunity of £70.

To apply please send an application to and answer the following questions:

  1. What inspired you to pursue your craft? (max 250)
  2. Please provide details or example of your proposed set (2-3 example pieces)
  3. What type of development would you hope to gain from participating in this programme? (max 500) 

We are accepting both written and video applications (max. 20 mins). 

Please send your application and inquiries with the subject matter: Young Creative to

Deadline for submissions is the 6th December 2021.

Good Luck!