This page is designed as a resource for Alumni of the Rathbones Folio Mentorships – and for mentees currently on the scheme – but is free for all to use. Here, you’ll find a series of recommended reads by Folio Academy Members, information about magazines and initiatives aimed at young creative writers, and links to other valuable websites, organisations, and online resources.
‘Books That Helped Us Through This Year’ Series
Here are reading recommendations from Folio Academy Members, for books which helped them through the year 2020.
New Writing by Folio Academy Members
Here, we list new books by Folio Academy Members – a mixture of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The recommendations will grow on a regular basis, in order to create a reading list over time. Don’t forget: you can request books from your local library.
Magazines to check out
There are dozens of exciting literature magazines – online and in print – which feature young and debut creative writers. These magazines are a great way to discover new, inspiring work, and when the time is right, you can submit your own writing for consideration. Here are three top picks: