About us

Women's Writes is a new writing night for female-identifying playwrights. We've had sell out shows at The Arcola Theatre, VAULT Festival 2020 and can now be heard on The London Theatre Podcast. We want to redress the balance by promoting female playwrights.

"Championing women playwrights can redress the balance by not only creating female characters with more agency but also creating a platform for women’s voices to be heard. I, and many others, want to see more stories about real, fallible, complex, intelligent, brave women – the kind of women I see around me, written by female-identifying playwrights." Women's Writes Creator, Alex Critoph in The Stage

Women's Writes is produced by Alex Critoph

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Submit your play

Open submissions for our New Writing nights

Submissions for the Online  Festival are now closed. Make sure you join the mailing list for updates!

Writing Workshops

For female-identifying playwrights

Writers can bring an extract from something they're working on, hear it read by actors and get feedback & ideas from the group. Great for testing out new ideas.

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Become a Women's Writes Community Member

Women's Writes Members can enjoy belonging to a virtual community of womxn writers via our private Facebook group. Benefits include; virtual script sharing, a heads up on current opportunities and 'How to' videos.

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