Free Reads

TLC Free Reads is an Arts Council-funded bursary scheme designed for high quality writers living in the East of England who are finding that financial barriers are stunting their progress. Each year, WCN offers up to 10 applicants a free opportunity to have their work assessed and reported back on by a professional from The Literary Consultancy.

If you have any enquiries about TLC Free Reads, please email

The next round of applications will open in Autumn 2017. To be the first to hear about this, sign up to our monthly newsletter below.