A network connecting those who have benefited from our work to stay connected to NCW and one another.
NCW Alumni is free, and always will be. It offers a free community open to those who have participated in certain activities, from courses to commissions. We currently have 350+ alumni, providing a diverse community of writers, translators and creatives.
10% NCW Academy discount.*
Triannual e-newsletter sharing NCW news, support and opportunities for writers.
Invitations to selected parties and events in Norwich, UNESCO City of Literature.
Monthly invitations to Dragon Hall Socials.
*Selected events and courses, at NCW discretion
Who Can Join?
The network is primarily for writers and translators who have been involved in NCW activities:
- Tutored courses, online and in-person
- Self-paced writing courses
- Workshops, online or at Dragon Hall
- Physical or virtual residencies
- Emerging Translator Mentorship
- Any NCW Award, either as a winner or shortlisted.
- NCW commissions (e.g., Translating Science, Wandering Words)
If you have not taken part in one of these courses, but have a connection to NCW, please get in touch and introduce yourself.
How to Join?
Joining is free and easy. Simply email the NCW Alumni Office at [email protected] to introduce yourself and our team will sign you up.
By joining NCW Alumni, you consent to receiving selected email communications from NCW.
Share Alumni news
If you have news to share about yourself or your writing, or would like to share something useful with the group, please email the NCW Alumni Office at [email protected].
We share Alumni news in newsletters, circulated to the network three times a year.
If you wish to talk to a member of our team about supporting NCW, or learn more about the difference your support makes to writers, translators and our communities, we would love to hear from you.
Please contact Dan Scales, Development Manager, [email protected].
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We are transparent with our donors and supporters, and strive to ensure that our fundraising is legal, open, honest, and respectful.