Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter

The latest Writers' Centre Norwich newsletter includes details of free events, writing competitions, on-line courses and more:

Plus free events, writing competitions and more
New Year. New techniques. New writing.
The New Year brings new and exciting opportunities to practice, experiment, and build confidence in your writing skills. Our 2017 programme has been announced, packed with writing workshops, day schools, evening courses and agent days, led by critically acclaimed writers.
FREE EVENTS in January
Thursday 26 January - doors 6.30pm
UEA Live: Rory Gleeson

Join us for our first UEA Live of 2017! Discover the best in new writing talent from the UEA Creative Writing MA, headlined by novelist, screenwriter and former UEA student Rory Gleeson. More info >>
National Centre for Writing
WCN gets green light to develop the city’s historic Dragon Hall into the National Centre for Writing.
Young writers' competition
Do you know a young person, aged 11-18, who loves writing? We’re looking for the freshest, boldest words in Norfolk.
Podcast: Shakespeare
Listen to our second Worlds Literature Festival podcast, featuring Charles Nicholl and Ros Barber.
Read short story, 'If Not, Not'
Our new Creative Writing Online tutor, Natasha Soobramanien, shares her powerful short story entitled 'If Not, Not'.
EVENT 21 January - 6pm
Rare opportunity to see Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
A rare opportunity for you to see one of the giants of world literature - the novelist, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor, academic and social activist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o – speaking in London about his pioneering career. A glass of wine is included with your ticket. More info >>
You may also be interested in...
Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize
Deadline: 23 January
Are you enthralled by adventure stories? Love writing pacey plots with plenty of action and danger? Win up to £10,000 with the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. More info.

Submissions wanted: Popshot magazine
Deadline: 26 January
Short fiction and poetry submissions are now open for Popshot's 17th issue on the theme of 'Future'. More info.

Submissions wanted: The Fenland Reed

Deadline: 31 January
Submissions sought for unpublished poetry and short stories on the theme of 'borders and bridges', for issue four of The Fenland Reed. More info.
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Writers' Centre Norwich
Dragon Hall
115 - 123 King Street
Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1QE
United Kingdom


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