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Thursday 3 May

UEA Live: Imogen Hermes Gowar

The final UEA Live of the Spring line up is packed with UEA writing talent. The event will be headlined by two graduates of the UEA Creative Writing MA: debut novelist Imogen Hermes Gowar, and poet Sophie Collins. Also featuring special faculty guest reader and Sunday Times Bestselling author, Rachel Hore; Charles Pick Fellow, Rahad […]

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May 3, 2018 12:00 am May 3, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London UEA Live: Imogen Hermes Gowar Writers' Centre Norwich –

The final UEA Live of the Spring line up is packed with UEA writing talent. The event will be headlined by two graduates of the UEA Creative Writing MA: debut novelist Imogen Hermes Gowar, and poet Sophie Collins. Also featuring special faculty guest reader and Sunday Times Bestselling author, Rachel Hore; Charles Pick Fellow, Rahad […]

Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 3 May
Dragon Hall

Doors 6.30pm, for 7pm start

Free entry

Clapperboard and laptop
Online Course
Monday 23 September

An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! This course is an all-encompassing introduction to scriptwriting and is designed for writers who are just starting to explore scripts. You will learn the mechanisms of working across a variety of script forms: TV, film, theatre and radio. You’ll […]

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September 23, 2019 9:00 am September 23, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor Writers' Centre Norwich –

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! This course is an all-encompassing introduction to scriptwriting and is designed for writers who are just starting to explore scripts. You will learn the mechanisms of working across a variety of script forms: TV, film, theatre and radio. You’ll […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 23 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Online Course
Monday 23 September

Start Writing Crime Fiction with Nicola Upson

From the creators of the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Crime fiction is the biggest-selling genre in the UK and this course will help you to incorporate its building blocks into your own writing. You will explore the genre’s themes and […]

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September 23, 2019 9:00 am September 23, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Crime Fiction with Nicola Upson Writers' Centre Norwich –

From the creators of the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Crime fiction is the biggest-selling genre in the UK and this course will help you to incorporate its building blocks into your own writing. You will explore the genre’s themes and […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 23 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Black and white photographs
Online Course
Monday 23 September

Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Dan Richards

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! This course will help aspiring authors develop the skills and techniques required to write a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within this exciting field of writing. Whether you […]

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September 23, 2019 9:00 am September 23, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Dan Richards Writers' Centre Norwich –

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! This course will help aspiring authors develop the skills and techniques required to write a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within this exciting field of writing. Whether you […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 23 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Books and glasses
Online Course
Monday 23 September

Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Anjali Joseph

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Commences on Monday 23 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and […]

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September 23, 2019 9:00 am September 23, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Anjali Joseph Writers' Centre Norwich –

Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Commences on Monday 23 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 23 September

24 weeks

Online

£900

Louise Doughty
Event
Saturday 14 September

Louise Doughty: Platform Seven

Louise Doughty is the author of the smash-hit Apple Tree Yard, a Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling novel and flagship BBC One four-part series starring Emily Watson. The multi award-winning writer and UEA alumna returns to Norwich for the launch of her latest book Platform Seven; a gripping, brilliant, original and eerily-timely story set at night in an empty […]

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September 14, 2019 2:00 pm September 14, 2019 2:00 pm Europe/London Louise Doughty: Platform Seven Writers' Centre Norwich –

Louise Doughty is the author of the smash-hit Apple Tree Yard, a Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling novel and flagship BBC One four-part series starring Emily Watson. The multi award-winning writer and UEA alumna returns to Norwich for the launch of her latest book Platform Seven; a gripping, brilliant, original and eerily-timely story set at night in an empty […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 14 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

2 - 3pm

£9 / £8 conc / £6 student

Young adult reading a book
Online Course
Monday 21 January

Start Writing Young Adult Fiction with Chelsey Flood

You can join the waiting list for the next term of this course by emailing learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. Young Adult fiction is booming and YA movie adaptions continue to smash box offices around the world. Join Chelsey CJ Flood (“A brilliantly visual debut full of feeling” – The Guardian) as she guides you through everything you need to […]

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January 21, 2019 12:00 am January 21, 2019 12:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Young Adult Fiction with Chelsey Flood Writers' Centre Norwich –

You can join the waiting list for the next term of this course by emailing learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. Young Adult fiction is booming and YA movie adaptions continue to smash box offices around the world. Join Chelsey CJ Flood (“A brilliantly visual debut full of feeling” – The Guardian) as she guides you through everything you need to […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 21 January

12 weeks

Online

£450

Science fiction
Online Course
Monday 21 January

Amazing Tales: An Introduction to Writing Science Fiction with Ian Nettleton

You can join the waiting list for the next term of this course by emailing learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. If you’ve always loved the ideas, excitement and endless potential of science fiction, this course will help you write your own SF and deepen your understanding of the genre. This course is for people interested in writing short science fiction […]

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January 21, 2019 12:00 am January 21, 2019 12:00 am Europe/London Amazing Tales: An Introduction to Writing Science Fiction with Ian Nettleton Writers' Centre Norwich –

You can join the waiting list for the next term of this course by emailing learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. If you’ve always loved the ideas, excitement and endless potential of science fiction, this course will help you write your own SF and deepen your understanding of the genre. This course is for people interested in writing short science fiction […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 21 January

12 weeks

Online

£450

Event
Wednesday 16 May

Voted Out – Tim Clare & Mark Grist

Sick of democracy? Here’s your chance to vote it out! Poets Tim Clare and Mark Grist use state-of-the-art voting technology to put power into the hands of you, the audience. Choose the direction of the show, reward the poet that panders to your whims and even decide what you want your poems to be about. […]

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May 16, 2018 9:00 pm May 16, 2018 9:00 pm Europe/London Voted Out – Tim Clare & Mark Grist Writers' Centre Norwich –

Sick of democracy? Here’s your chance to vote it out! Poets Tim Clare and Mark Grist use state-of-the-art voting technology to put power into the hands of you, the audience. Choose the direction of the show, reward the poet that panders to your whims and even decide what you want your poems to be about. […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 16 May
Norwich Arts Centre

9 - 10.40pm (20 minute interval)

£10 (£15 for a joint ticket with Nuketown)

Event
Saturday 26 May

Why Writing Matters

What right do writers have to imagine beyond themselves, and when does this become cultural appropriation? Writer and psychologist Charles Fernyhough chairs a discussion with Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare and writer Preti Taneja on how books not only help us understand the diverse lives of others, but can shake up our very sense […]

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May 26, 2018 12:00 am May 26, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Why Writing Matters Writers' Centre Norwich –

What right do writers have to imagine beyond themselves, and when does this become cultural appropriation? Writer and psychologist Charles Fernyhough chairs a discussion with Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare and writer Preti Taneja on how books not only help us understand the diverse lives of others, but can shake up our very sense […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Saturday 26 May

Disability Writes Back!

Where are all the disabled writers? Poets Owen Lowery and Jackie Hagan join Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare to discuss the challenges they face and what society must do to break down these barriers. Part of the City of Literature programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival.  Tickets £8 per event; book four or more […]

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May 26, 2018 11:15 am May 26, 2018 11:15 am Europe/London Disability Writes Back! Writers' Centre Norwich –

Where are all the disabled writers? Poets Owen Lowery and Jackie Hagan join Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare to discuss the challenges they face and what society must do to break down these barriers. Part of the City of Literature programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival.  Tickets £8 per event; book four or more […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.15am - 12.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 22 April

International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich The Summer School brings together writers and translators for an intensive, one-week, residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice. For most language-specific workshops, groups work on a collaborative translation with the author in residence and workshop leader. For translators […]

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April 22, 2018 12:00 am April 22, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School Writers' Centre Norwich –

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich The Summer School brings together writers and translators for an intensive, one-week, residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice. For most language-specific workshops, groups work on a collaborative translation with the author in residence and workshop leader. For translators […]

University of East Anglia Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 22 April
University of East Anglia

22 - 28 July 2018

£300 - £700