Monday, 15 August 2016

Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter

With details of how to enter your story into Noirwich Writers Festival and more:

Plus Fierce Light, our UNESCO Soap Summer School and how to turn your family history into the next bestseller
Welcome to the Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter - bringing you the latest news, events and courses from England's first UNESCO City of Literature.
Submit your killer story to the Noirwich crime writing competition
Deadline: Mon 1 August 2016
Love crime fiction? Now's your chance to put pen to paper and dream up a killer story for the Noirwich micro-fiction competition launched in partnership with VisitNorwich and intu Chapelfield. Deadline is midnight on 1 August. Find out more 

Ian Rankin, Peter James, Charlie Higson and Sophie Hannah are amongst those appearing at the 2016 Noirwich Crime Writing Festival. With crime writing masterclasses and a spine-tingling Bloody Brunch thrown into the mix - it would be killer to miss it - sorry!! Book now.




Jackie Kay brings Fierce Light to Edinburgh International Book Festival
Tues 16 Aug, 3.15pm, Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh,
£12 / £10 conc
'Look at you now, Our haunted hero...'

The legacy of Fierce Light, a major co-commission between 14-18 NOW, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers' Centre Norwich, continues this summer with a special event at Edinburgh International Book Festival chaired by WCN Programme Manager Sam Ruddock. Scottish Poet Laureate Jackie Kay wrote 'Private Joseph Kay' about her grandfather, who handed down songs rather than bullets. Join her and her son, Matthew, who has turned her poem into a beautiful film. Book now.
'Honour pricks me on' - what are the most challenging words to translate in Shakespeare?
Simon Armitage shares his WCN co-commission, 'Still', with BBC Radio 4 during a visit to the Somme
BBC and Channel 4 experts join panel for our young peoples' Summer School *Deadline tomorrow*
1 - 5 Aug, 10.30am - 5pm, WCN Dragon Hall, £100
There's still a few places left for 14-18 year olds to book onto our five-day intensive workshop led by former EastEnders scriptwriter Lillie Ferrari. A must for young people interested in creative writing, scriptwriting and TV/film. The expert industry panel includes Channel 4 scriptwriter Christabelle Dilks and BBC Norfolk's Gary Standley. Deadline for booking: 5pm, Fri 8 July.
Book now.








You may also be interested in...
Adrian Pagan Award
Deadline: 31 July 2016
Think you’ve got what it takes to address the state of the nation? The King's Head Theatre is looking for the brightest directors, producers and creative teams to pitch plays that capture the zeitgeist in an exciting, thought-provoking and entertaining way. More info

Literary Translation: A Writers' Instinct
7 - 12 November, The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Yorkshire, £700-750
Arvon, renowned for its residential creative writing courses, is running a Literary Translation course tutored by Dan Hahn and Maureen Freely. Literary translators bring books to new readers across the world - find out how. Book now.
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