Bren Gosling is a Suffolk based writer. His work appears in The Brighton Prize, The London Short Story Prize, Exeter Prize, WorcesterLit Fest, Decongested Tales Words with Jam Anthologies, Liar’s League and 4’33” Magazine amongst others. He has been guest lead writer for . He is a member of the Club for Acts and Actors. His plays and monologues have been performed at The Pleasance, Arcola, Bloomsbury and Putney theatres, Rose and Crown E17, OSO Barnes and Tristan Bates Theatre, New Wimbledon Theatre (Studio), RADA Studio Theatre and Kings Head Theatre.

I am part of the LGBTQ+community and grew up on a 1970’s Norwich Council estate. After many years in London, I now live in Suffolk. My writing explores the narratives of quiet lives, extraordinarily lived, marginalised voices of overlooked people and places.

Toby Mather
Bloomsbury Festival

PROSE Winner 2021 The Book Edit Writer’s Prize for under represented writers Winner 2021 Novel London Literary Prize London Literary Prize 2020 short listed Retreat West First Novel Prize 2020 Shortlisted Finalist – London Short Story Prize Finalist – The Exeter Novel Award Shortlisted Exeter Prize Short Story Competition Finalist – Harry Bowling Prize for new writing and the Luke Bitmead Bursary Award Runner up – WWJ Bigger short story competition Long listed for the Fish Flash Fiction Prize March 2023 Street Sweeper shortlisted for the New Anglia MS Prize.

Bloomsbury Festival

Moment of Grace Charting Princess Diana’s landmark visit to Britain’s first AIDS Unit, Bren Gosling’s MOMENT OF GRACE asks would you have risked everything to challenge ignorance about AIDS? If you watched It’s a Sin, Moment of Grace is essential viewing! ONCOMM commendation 2020 Winner No: Intermission One Act Play Competition 2020 Proud Longlisted Papatango 2020 Longlisted Radius Playwriting Prize 2020 Winner ATG Autumn Premieres callout 2020 Invisible Me Longlisted Traverse Theatre 2020 I, Minnie Lansbury Premiered Bloomsbury 2021 a commission from the GL Memorial Trust