UEA Live: Sharlene Teo
With special faculty guest reader Jos Smith.
During her time at UEA, Sharlene received the Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship and the David TK Wong Creative Writing award. She holds fellowships from the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and the University of Iowa International Writing Program. In 2016, she won the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writer’s Award for Ponti, her first novel. She was shortlisted for the Berlin Writing Prize and the Hearst Big Book Award.
‘Her characters glow with life and humour and minutely observed desperation’ – Ian McEwan
Doors open for all events at 6.30 for a 7pm start. No booking necessary. Arrive early to secure your seat.
About UEA Live
Join us for UEA Live – a season of free literature events where we showcase the very best of UEA’s past, present and future literary talent. Our headline authors are supported by writers from across the current UEA Creative Writing programmes.
Grab a drink from the bar, browse books from The Book Hive and settle in for a cosy evening in the company of words, in the heart of England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. All are very welcome.