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Tuesday 22 June

Recovery & Reimagining the Literature Sector: Keynote by Joy Francis

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and the UK’s cautious steps out of lockdown, do we want to go back to ‘business as usual’? We are delighted to welcome Joy Francis, Founder and Executive Director of Words of Colour, for a keynote lecture. Drawing on her extensive background as a creative entrepreneur […]

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June 22, 2021 5:00 pm June 22, 2021 5:00 pm Europe/London Recovery & Reimagining the Literature Sector: Keynote by Joy Francis Writers' Centre Norwich –

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and the UK’s cautious steps out of lockdown, do we want to go back to ‘business as usual’? We are delighted to welcome Joy Francis, Founder and Executive Director of Words of Colour, for a keynote lecture. Drawing on her extensive background as a creative entrepreneur […]

Online (YouTube) Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 22 June
Online (YouTube)

5 - 6pm BST

Free - please register in advance

Event
Wednesday 23 June

Innovation & Enterprise in the Literature Sector

With Molly Flatt, Goretti Kyomuhendo, Claire Mabey and Chris Gribble (chair) What might innovation and entrepreneurship look like in literature? Join us for a discussion of the current practices, opportunities and challenges for innovation and entrepreneurship across the literature sector. Our panellists have experience across commercial, non-profit, and freelance capacities, and will speak about their […]

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June 23, 2021 5:00 pm June 23, 2021 5:00 pm Europe/London Innovation & Enterprise in the Literature Sector Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Molly Flatt, Goretti Kyomuhendo, Claire Mabey and Chris Gribble (chair) What might innovation and entrepreneurship look like in literature? Join us for a discussion of the current practices, opportunities and challenges for innovation and entrepreneurship across the literature sector. Our panellists have experience across commercial, non-profit, and freelance capacities, and will speak about their […]

Online (YouTube) Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 23 June
Online (YouTube)

5 - 6pm BST

Free - please register in advance

Event
Thursday 24 June

Kei Miller presents…

Exceptional times call for exceptional writers. Award-winning poet, essayist and fiction writer Kei Miller introduces his selection of ten unmissable emerging writers working in the UK today. Discover the writers you should be reading and find out why Kei believes they are influencing and shaping the UK’s literature scene. Kei will be joined in conversation […]

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June 24, 2021 5:00 pm June 24, 2021 5:00 pm Europe/London Kei Miller presents… Writers' Centre Norwich –

Exceptional times call for exceptional writers. Award-winning poet, essayist and fiction writer Kei Miller introduces his selection of ten unmissable emerging writers working in the UK today. Discover the writers you should be reading and find out why Kei believes they are influencing and shaping the UK’s literature scene. Kei will be joined in conversation […]

Online (YouTube) Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 24 June
Online (YouTube)

5 - 6pm BST

Free - please register in advance

Event
Saturday 26 June

TOASTies family workshop

Please note: There is a maximum of two adults per family group. One ticket is required per workshop attendee – big or small! Come along to a free family afternoon of word play and creative activities in the grounds of medieval Dragon Hall! We’re delighted to welcome TOAST producers – poet, performer and arts practitioner, […]

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June 26, 2021 2:00 pm June 26, 2021 2:00 pm Europe/London TOASTies family workshop Writers' Centre Norwich –

Please note: There is a maximum of two adults per family group. One ticket is required per workshop attendee – big or small! Come along to a free family afternoon of word play and creative activities in the grounds of medieval Dragon Hall! We’re delighted to welcome TOAST producers – poet, performer and arts practitioner, […]

Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 June
Dragon Hall

2 - 4pm

Free - please register in advance

Event
Thursday 1 July

Announcing the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021

Join us online as we announce the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021, selected by our panel of judges as the year’s best first novel from across the UK and Ireland. Hear from members of the NCW team and our judges about what makes the prize – and this year’s shortlist – so special, […]

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July 1, 2021 6:00 pm July 1, 2021 6:00 pm Europe/London Announcing the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021 Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us online as we announce the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021, selected by our panel of judges as the year’s best first novel from across the UK and Ireland. Hear from members of the NCW team and our judges about what makes the prize – and this year’s shortlist – so special, […]

Online (YouTube) Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 1 July
Online (YouTube)

6 - 6.30pm BST

Free - please register in advance

Event
Monday 19 July

BCLT Summer School (19 – 24 July 2021)

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with the National Centre for Writing The renowned Literary Translation Summer School (19 – 24 July 2021) brings together writers and translators from around the world for a unique and intensive one-week programme of hands-on literary translation and creative writing practice. The programme also includes panel […]

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July 19, 2021 9:30 am July 19, 2021 9:30 am Europe/London BCLT Summer School (19 – 24 July 2021) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with the National Centre for Writing The renowned Literary Translation Summer School (19 – 24 July 2021) brings together writers and translators from around the world for a unique and intensive one-week programme of hands-on literary translation and creative writing practice. The programme also includes panel […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 19 July
Online

9.30am - 5.30pm BST

£275 (bursaries available)

Online Course
Saturday 22 January

Writing Poetry: Next Steps – returns in 2022

  Be the first to know This course will return in the future. To join the notification list for this course please email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. Award-winning poet Helen Ivory will be your guide through this next level course, designed for poets keen to push themselves further. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback, you will produce new work […]

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January 22, 2022 9:00 am January 22, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Writing Poetry: Next Steps – returns in 2022 Writers' Centre Norwich –

  Be the first to know This course will return in the future. To join the notification list for this course please email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk. Award-winning poet Helen Ivory will be your guide through this next level course, designed for poets keen to push themselves further. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback, you will produce new work […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 22 January

24 weeks

Online

£900