Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Writers Centre Norwich upcoming events

Just received the latest newsletter from the Writers Centre Norwich with details of upcoming writing events.  Please find below information I thought may be of interest to my followers:

Get Writing: Upcoming Workshops at WCN

Workout for the Novel with Kathy Page
Sat 14th June, 10.30-4.30

How to Get Published: An Inside View with Agent Juliet Pickering
Sat 13th July, 11am-1pm then a one-to-one

Free Worlds Festival Readings

Tues 18 June, 4pm, Norwich Cathedral Hostry, The Weston Room
Weds 19 June, 4pm, Norwich Cathedral Hostry, The Weston Room
Fri 21 June, 4.30-6pm, UEA Drama Studio

Come along to one or all of this series of readings from brilliant international writers; perfect for students, writers, and eager readers. Taking place across three days the events offer fresh writing and inspiration and feature Rozalie Hirs, Rachida Lamrabet, Bejan Matur, Marcel Möring, Neel Mukherjee, Pedro Carmona Alvarez, Michelle de Kretser, Masashi Matsuie, Michael Emmerich, Ruth Ozeki, Tash Aw, Chandrahas Choudhury, Melissa Lucashenko and Zhang Yueran. Find out more.
The Launch of 26
The Launch of 26 for Norwich
Mon 17 June, 8pm, Free, Fusion at the Forum

Join Writers’ Centre Norwich at the 26 for Norwich launch celebrating England’s first UNESCO City of Literature and the city’s past, present, and future writers.  At the launch, which also celebrates the opening of Worlds, you can network and mingle with the local and international writers gathered, and then enjoy listening to some great stories inspired by Norwich and its pioneering writers.

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Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson: Between Light and Dark
Tues 18 June,7.30pm, £5/£4 conc, The Weston Room, The Cathedral Hostry

Discover a brand new side to writer and artist Tove Jansson, best known for creating the Moomins. Jansson and her work will be brought to life through readings and discussion hosted by Rebecca Swift with writer Esther Freud (author of Hideous Kinky), actor Samuel West (Howard’s End), and Icelandic writer Sjón, who recently collaborated with Björk on her Moomins and the Comet Chase soundtrack

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Granta Norwich Launch - The Best of Young British Novelists 4
Weds 19 June, 7.30pm, £5/£4 conc, The Weston Room, The Cathedral Hostry

Hosted by Granta’s Ted Hodgkinson, meet David Szalay and Evie Wyld, two of the most promising writers of this generation. David is a “very English novelist”, who captures British culture with sympathetic precision whilst Evie Wyld’s debut impressed with its raw emotional truth, and her second novel promises to do the same. The event will include readings, discussion and a chance for having books signed.

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