The first episode of the new National Centre for Writing podcast is up and can be listened to on Soundcloud, iTunes or your favourite podcast app. In this episode Simon talks to Chief Executive Chris Gribble and Programme Director Peggy Hughes about the launch of the centre and how the renovation and expansion of Dragon Hall is going to benefit writers.

Show notes

The National Centre for Writing launched at Dragon Hall in Norwich this month. To celebrate and explore what that means, we talk with Chief Executive Chris Gribble and Programme Director Peggy Hughes about the ambitions and aims of organisation and what it means for writers around the UK.

Hosted by Simon Jones, writer and Digital Marketing Manager at the National Centre for Writing.

Find out more about the National Centre for Writing: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/introducing-the-national-centre-for-writing/

Mentioned events:

Dragon Hall Salon: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/whats-on/dragon-hall-salon/
Translating Comics: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/whats-on/comics-its-not-just-in-the-bubble/
Family Drop-in Day: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/whats-on/open-house/
Noirwich: https://noirwich.co.uk/

Useful links:

Tilted Axis ‘Translating Feminisms’ Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/71029616/translating-feminisms-poetry-chapbooks-from-across
All about the Worlds 2018 symposium: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/worlds/
Peggy’s Indie Bookshop Tour: https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/article/norfolk-bookshops/
Poetry Translation Centre: http://www.poetrytranslation.org/
English PEN: https://www.englishpen.org/
Free Word Centre: https://www.freewordcentre.com/
University of East Anglia: https://www.uea.ac.uk/

Music by Bennet Maples: http://sonicfruit.co.uk/