Our groundbreaking Mentorships Programme gives talented graduates from First Story the opportunity to be mentored for one year by experienced, acclaimed writers from our Academy.
The 2022 Rathbones Folio mentees, their mentors, family and friends gathered at the London Library on a muggy July evening to celebrate and hear some extraordinary new writing. Lauren Betts, Tegan Blake-Barnard, Emily Freeman, Lauren Robertson, Cheyenne Taylor-Guest and Calum Wood are all names to watch!
Emily Freeman, Lauren Betts, Cheyenne Taylor-Guest and Tegan Blake-Barnard
Tegan Blake-Barnard and Caleb Azumah Nelson
Caleb Azumah Nelson
Tegan Blake-Barnard reading
Stephanie Cross and Lauren Betts
Emily Freeman and Fiona Benson
Emily Freeman reading
Chloe Aridjis with her mentee Cheyenne Taylor-Guest