Wandering Words

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. Experience Norwich with fresh eyes, encountering the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring print and audio installations across the city centre.

This literary walk has been created to celebrate the ten year anniversary of Norwich becoming England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. National Centre for Writing has commissioned five writers with a connection to the city to respond creatively to a particular place in Norwich or to an event in its history. These new works represent the breadth of new writing happening in, around and inspired by the city.


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Walking Norwich

We invite you to walk with the writers who were born or drawn here, to experience their Norwich and discover the layers of stories embedded in the city. You can pick up a free print edition from independent bookshops around the city, while stocks last, or read the online versions below.


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