Event

Escalator Roadshow: Peterborough with Yvvette Edwards

Saturday 3 September
Peterborough Central Library
1 - 3pm
Free - please register in advance

Are you interested in applying for our talent development programme? Escalator is going on tour!

Join NCW and the Escalator mentors at one of our summer roadshow events and find out more. At this event you will have the chance to meet Booker Prize-nominated author of A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother, Yvvette Edwards, and try your hand at a writing exercise, before asking your questions during our friendly Q&A session with the NCW team.

Can’t make it to this event? Check out the two other stops on the Escalator Roadshow:

Escalator Roadshow: online with Michael Donkor, Saturday 30 July, 10am – 12noon

Escalator Roadshow: Great Yarmouth with Kate Worsley, Saturday 13 August, 2 – 4pm

This event is open to writers who meet or think they might meet our eligibility criteria. We especially want to hear from writers who identify as Black, Asian or from another ethnically diverse background, and LGBTQI+ writers. 

The event is free but spaces are limited. Please check the entry criteria here before booking your place.


Yvvette Edwards

Yvette Edwards, Escalator mentor

Yvvette Edwards is a British East Londoner of Montserratian origin and author of two novels, A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother. Her short stories have been published in anthologies and broadcast on radio. Her work has been nominated for a number of literary awards including the Booker Prize. She is particularly interested in writing that challenges the single narrative, giving voice to characters who are absent or under-represented in contemporary fiction. Yvvette was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.

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September 3, 2022 2:00 pm September 3, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Escalator Roadshow: Peterborough with Yvvette Edwards Writers' Centre Norwich –

Are you interested in applying for our talent development programme? Escalator is going on tour! Join NCW and the Escalator mentors at one of our summer roadshow events and find out more. At this event you will have the chance to meet Booker Prize-nominated author of A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother, Yvvette Edwards, and try your hand […]

Peterborough Central Library Writers Centre Norwich
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