Richard Skinner

Richard Skinner is a novelist, poet and critic. His most recent book, The Mirror, was described as ‘beautifully written . . . immersive . . . captivating’ by the Guardian. As Director of the Fiction Programme at Faber Academy, he created the flagship ‘Writing a Novel’ six-month course in 2009 and since then has helped hundreds of writers find their voice.
  1. Now Edit It: Alumni Arvon Trip 2019

    Now Edit It: Alumni Arvon Trip 2019

    Five Days
    25th - 30th March 2019
    Richard Skinner, Jake Arnott, Jenny Parrott
    London
    Writing a Novel is over. Now what?
  2. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    2nd October 2019 - 11th March 2020
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe, Sarah May
    London
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative
  3. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    29th January 2019 - 2nd July 2019
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative
  4. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    28th January 2020 - 30th June 2020
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative
  5. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    11th - 11th May 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  6. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    22nd - 22nd June 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  7. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    20th - 20th July 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  8. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    28th - 28th September 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  9. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    26th - 26th October 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  10. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    30th - 30th November 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  11. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    14th - 14th December 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  12. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    25th - 25th January 2020
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  13. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    22nd - 22nd February 2020
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.