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The HarperCollins Author Academy trains and supports writers from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds, with the aim of helping them to become commercially successful in the publishing environment. The six-week programme, in which we equip enrolled students with the tools to succeed in the publishing industry is free to attend. Our aim is to help motivated and dedicated writers become authors who are able to participate in, and navigate, the publishing industry.

The HarperCollins Author Academy trains and supports writers from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds, with the aim of helping them to become commercially successful in the publishing environment. 

The Academy provides a warm and supportive environment for eligible students. It assures that once students have completed our courses, they will take part in the publishing industry, and deliver a solid pitch for publication.

The HarperCollins Author Academy Alumni network exists to ensure students can continue their learning and connection to the publishing industry.

The HarperCollins Author Academy courses will run twice a year, launching initially in January 2021 (spring course), with a second intake in September 2021 (autumn course).

June Sarpong

The HarperCollins Author Academy has lined up some amazing guest speakers for the each of the courses; Writing Fiction, Writing Nonfiction and Writing for Children. 

The HarperCollins Author Academy delivers high-quality instruction in creative writing, covering adult fiction, nonfiction, and children’s writing delivered by industry professionals.