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Lead and Shadow Writer job opportunities from Writing East Midlands

Writing East Midlands is seeking writers with lived experience of Autism to facilitate creative writing workshops as part of their Beyond The Spectrum programme for Autistic people. Opportunities are available for Lead and Shadow Writers of workshops for both adults and young people.

Lead Writers will be expected to facilitate monthly creative writing workshops, collate evaluative data, complete relevant training, collect suitable work from the group to be used in an anthology or similar output, and lead and attend a celebration event. Shadow Writers will be expected to support the Lead Writer’s responsibilities, as well as providing support for participants and managing the technical element of the online Zoom workshops.


The deadline for applications is 12 pm noon on Thursday 15th September 2022.


To find out more about each role, click below:


Lead Writer for Children and Young People: 

Lead Writer for Adults:

Shadow Writer (for either):



12 pm noon Thursday 15th September 2022


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