Creative Writing Workshops

Online via Zoom

A fun, informative and supportive workshop designed to support women aged 16+ who are planning to enter our My City My Home creative writing competition. It will also discuss the different types of writing that are eligible for the competition.

Looking to widen your writing techniques? Join our online ZOOM workshop and learn tips and tricks for writing fiction and poetry from award-winning writers Abda Khan (author of hit novels Stained and Razia, and winner of the Noor Inayat Khan Muslim Woman of the Year Award 2019) and Wersha Bharadwa (author of ‘The Birmingham Collection’ and award-nominated journalist with features published in The Guardian, The Independent, and others. She was the first British Indian staff writer for Cosmopolitan magazine UK)

When booking via the Eventbrite link, choose one of the following dates

  • Wednesday 25 November, 11am with author Abda Khan BOOKINGS ENDED
  • Tuesday 1 December, 1pm with author Wersha Bharadwa


You will be sent the ZOOM link the day before the workshop . Please note you will need to have access to the ZOOM meeting app on your mobile device or computer.

To read more about the competition, submission deadline and prizes available, please visit My City, My Home Writing Competition

My City My Home is part of Transforming Narratives, a ground-breaking three- year project to establish Birmingham as a global centre for contemporary arts from Pakistan and Bangladesh

My City My Home, is also part of Sampad’s Sakshi (meaning Witness in Hindi) strand launched in 2018. Running until 2022 Sakshi will deliver a series of projects which focus on girls and women, to involve them in creative projects and to get their voices heard through the arts.

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