New Writing Courses for 2011 - Arvon launches 2011 Course Brochure

The Arvon course programme is now live online and features over 90 courses, such as: 
  • Starting to Write,
  • Making the most of your Novel,
  • Writing for Television,
  • Poetry Writing 
  •  and new courses such as Adaptation Writing and Writing for Video Games.
This year tutors include: Maggie Gee, Ray Davies, Nigel Planer, Sophie Grigson, Naomi Alderman and George Szirtes. Arvon are also building on the success of the tutored retreat with one now taking place at each centre. You can reserve your place on a course with a deposit of £150. To view the online brochure visit.

Grant News

As part of Arvon’s continued commitment to giving everyone the chance to write and benefit from an Arvon week, Arvon will again be offering grants to those on a low or who have no income. This year, for the first time, you may apply for any amount up to the full course fee. However, higher amounts will only be awarded in exceptional cases and most awards are between £50 and £300.

More information can be found on