We are delighted to announce that we have selected ten emerging writers to be mentored in our Indian Ocean Mentoring Project. Over the next 4 months emerging writers will meet with their mentors and develop their writing to a publishable standard. This project is follows on from our very successful mentoring project ‘Ways of Being Here’ for emerging writers of African descent.
"I’ve seen emerging writers nurtured by the belief of other people. I’ve continued to learn that people are gloriously different. I’ve experienced pleasure, frustration, surprise, pride, and the therapeutic effects of laughter."
"I remember in my childhood I had a very creative imagination and I'd make up dramatic stories in my head that I'd play out in our backyard. I also loved reading...all genres—horror (R.L. Stine), mystery (Nancy Drew), and series like Babysitters Club."