Friday, 19 August 2016

Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter

The latest Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter has details of Noirwich, new fiction and poetry online courses:

New fiction and poetry online courses
Application deadline: Sun 18 Sept
Award-winning prose writers Anjali Joseph, Eliza Robertson, K.J. Orr and Mark McNay are joined by poet Helen Ivory to form our experienced team of writer tutors for the Creative Writing Online autumn semester.

Draw on the international reputation of the University of East Anglia by studying beginner or intermediate courses at a time that suits you.
Take a stab at crime writing during Noirwich
Fri 16 Sept, 11am - 1pm or 2pm - 4pm, WCN Dragon Hall, £45 / £40 conc, combined package £80
Got an idea in mind for the next bloodthirsty bestseller? Our two-hour crime writing workshops are the perfect opportunity for aspiring writers at any level to hone their craft, with guidance from successful writers and tutors in the industry.
Linton Kwesi Johnson delivers the Harriet Martineau Lecture at Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016.
Plenary discussion on Women in Translation at the BCLT Summer School 2016.
Share your thoughts on Brave New Reads 2016. What was your favourite title?
WCN in-house mentor Keiron Pim offers his top five tips for pitching your writing.
Free events in Norwich
Heritage Open Day - Dragon Hall Family Event
Sun 11 Sept, 11am, WCN Dragon Hall
A tour of the building will unlock the stories and secrets of this 15th Century building, and afterwards meet the medieval Wise Women who will reveal their secrets, mix potions and weave spells. Find out more.
UEA Live
Begins Thurs 13 Oct, doors 6.30pm, WCN Dragon Hall
Our premium literature night with the University of East Anglia returns for Autumn 2016 - grab a drink with friends and make yourself comfy. Find out more.
You may also be interested in...
Prague City of Literature Writer/Translator-in-Residence Programme 2017 
Deadline: Wed 31 Aug
Applications now open! The residency, which is part of the Prague City of Literature project, covers accommodation and travel, and provides a scholarship. Apply now.

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival
9 - 11 Sept, Stirling
Bloody Scotland returns for its 5th year! Highlights of the Festival include Mark Billingham, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir, and many more. More info.

Crime Writing Association Dagger Awards Gala Dinner
Tue 11 Oct, Grange City Hotel, London, £99
Join publishers, agents and authors, including CWA Diamond Dagger recipient Peter James and speaker James Runcie. Book now.
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Writers' Centre Norwich
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