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UEA Live Creative Writing Event

UEA Live

The Very Best in New Writing Talent 
& Headline Guest Authors from Across the Country

UEA Live in collaboration with Writers’ Centre Norwich present a series of free literature evenings at Writers' Centre Norwich's new home - the spectacular, medieval Dragon Hall.

Enjoy the pop-up bar, browse books at The Book Hive stall, meet fellow writing enthusiasts and be the first to hear the future stars of UK publishing. 

A series of events for everyone who loves writing, in the heart of England’s only UNESCO, City of Literature. 

All events free. All welcome.

THOMAS MORRIS Author of We Don’t Know What We’re Doing (Faber & Faber)
Thurs 1 Oct 
Originally from Caerphilly, Thomas now lives in Dublin where he is editor of The Stinging Fly magazine. In 2014 he won Best Irish-published Book at the 2014 Irish Book Awards. 
‘These ten stories are grounded and utterly glorious ... they are distinct but all of a piece, delights to savour’ - Literary Review
Time: Doors 6.30pm; Show 7pm | Find out more

WILL BOAST Author of Epilogue (Granta) and Power Ballads (University of Iowa)
Thurs 29 Oct 
Will’s recently released memoir Epilogue was a Radio 4 ‘Book of the Week’ and a New York Times bestseller. 
“Epilogue is a beautiful and finely crafted memoir, one that recalls in its very construction the vortexes and whorls of grief, the ways that memory is a living thing” - Los Angeles Review of Books 
Time: Doors 6.30pm; Show 7pm | Find out more

JOANNA WALSH Hotel (Bloomsbury) Vertigo (The Dorothy Project) & Fractals (3:AM Press)
Thurs 26 Nov
Joanna reviews for The Guardian and The New Statesman and runs @read_women, described by the New York Times as “a rallying cry for equal treatment for women writers”.
‘Joanna Walsh is fast becoming one of our most important writers. Hotel is a dazzling tour de force of embodied ideas’ - Deborah Levy, author of Swimming Home
Time: Doors 6.30pm; Show 7pm | Find out more

THE NORWICH CAMARADE, curated by S. J. Fowler
Thurs 10 Dec
Part of the internationally acclaimed Enemies Project, The Norwich Camarade will explore collaboration in poetry, pairing writers from the city, the university and beyond to produce and premiere new collaborative poems or artworks, to be performed live for the first time. A Christmas party celebration of UEA Live not to be missed. www.theenemiesproject.com
Time: Doors 6.30pm; Show 7pm | Find out more

All events take place at Writers' Centre Norwich, Dragon Hall, 115-123 King St, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1QE. 

Minutes from the city centre and Norwich station. Parking is available in nearby Rouen Rd and Riverside car parks. 

Dragon Hall is fully accessible. No booking necessary. All welcome. 

For more information contact: Philip Langeskov: p.langeskov@uea.ac.uk
Writers’ Centre Norwich: 01603 877177

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