Writers’ Centre Norwich

Writers’ Centre Norwich
14, Princes Street
Norwich
Norfolk
NR3 1AE
England

Website

www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk

E-mail

info@writerscentrenorwich.org.uk

Telephone

01603 877177

Fax

01603 625452

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Writers' Centre Norwich

Writers’ Centre Norwich is a literature development agency based in Norwich. We are interested in both the artistic and social impact of creative writing, and work with writers, readers and diverse communities on a wide range of ongoing and one off projects and events. We work locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, and have developed productive partnerships with many organisations.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

Offices

Admission charges

N/A

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Writing Fiction: Intermediate (Online) with Anjali Joseph

  • 12 January — 6 July 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 24-week course, run by prize-winning author Anjali Joseph will help you to take the next step with your fiction writing, and give you the necessary skills to reach that final draft. You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course, and varied modules helping you to move your writing to the next level.
Level 2, 24 week course.

Admission

£900

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/emergingwriters/writingfictionintermediateonlinewithanjalijoseph.aspx

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UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Writing Poems: Intermediate (Online) with Helen Ivory

  • 12 January — 6 July 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 24-week course, run by Bloodaxe poet Helen Ivory will help you develop an understanding of your poetic abilities, and discover your voice.
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course along with varied modules covering the range of elements involved in good poetry.
Level 2, 24 week course

Admission

£900

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/emergingwriters/writingpoemsintermediateonlinewithhelenivory.aspx

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UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Starting to Write Fiction (Online) with Anjali Joseph

  • 12 January — 30 March 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 12-week course, run by prize-winning author Anjali Joseph will show you how to write fiction by looking at how to craft a good short story.
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course, along with varied modules covering the range of elements involved in good writing.
Level 1, 12 week course.

Admission

£450

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/committedwriters/startingtowriteprosefictiononlinewithanjalijoseph.aspx

Photograph of Helen Ivory

UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Starting to Write Poems (Online) with Helen Ivory

  • 12 January — 30 March 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 12-week course, run by Bloodaxe-published poet Helen Ivory will help you get to grips with key elements of writing poetry - learning how to explore the power of language and as a result, begin to develop your own voice.
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course.
Level 1, 12 week course.

Admission

£450

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/committedwriters/startingtowritepoemsonlinewithhelenivory.aspx

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UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Starting to Write Fiction (Face-to-face) with Ian Nettleton

  • 13 January — 17 March 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

Get into writing, with this ten week course that will take you through the basic foundations of writing in a supportive environment, leaving you with the necessary tools to understand and tackle fiction writing. You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course.
Level 1, 10 week course.

Admission

£230 / concessions £195

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/committedwriters/startingtowritefictionfacetofacewithiannettleton.aspx

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UEA Live presents Dea Brøvig

  • 19 February 2015 7:15-8:15pm

A series of Live Literature events from the University of East Anglia run in collaboration with Writers’ Centre Norwich.

Join us for the second season of UEA Live; a series of free readings by established writers who are all graduates of UEA’s Creative Writing Programmes. The established writers will be supported by current Creative Writing undergraduates, bringing together talented writers at all stages of their careers for your delectation.

The events are a chance to enjoy quality writing in a relaxed atmosphere as well as the chance to chat to each other and the writers over a drink (or two).
There’s no need to book, just turn up on the night to enjoy readings from Dea and selected undergraduate Creative Writing students. We look forward to seeing you there.

About Dea Brøvig

Dea Brøvig moved to the UK from Norway just before her seventeenth birthday. She started reading Japanese at the Queen's College, Oxford, but left after a year to live above an ice cream parlour in Edinburgh and to study Italian in Florence. After graduating from Leeds University in 2000, she worked in publishing for eight years, first as Editorial Assistant for The Erotic Review magazine and - via several other roles - finally as a Foreign Rights literary agent. She graduated from UEA's MA in Creative Writing in 2009. Dea has lived in nine countries, thirteen cities, three houses, twenty-three flats and on one canal boat. The Last Boat Home is her first novel.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Cafe Bar Marzano
Norwich
Norfolk

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/Events-all/uealivedeabrovig.aspx

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UEA Live presents Will Boast

  • 19 March 2015 7:15-8:15pm

A series of Live Literature events from the University of East Anglia run in collaboration with Writers’ Centre Norwich.

Join us for the second season of UEA Live; a series of free readings by established writers who are all graduates of UEA’s Creative Writing Programmes. The established writers will be supported by current Creative Writing undergraduates, bringing together talented writers at all stages of their careers for your delectation.

The events are a chance to enjoy quality writing in a relaxed atmosphere as well as the chance to chat to each other and the writers over a drink (or two).

There’s no need to book, just turn up on the night to enjoy readings from Will and selected undergraduate Creative Writing students. We look forward to seeing you there.

About Will Boast

Will Boast was born in England and grew up in Ireland and Wisconsin. His story collection, Power Ballads, won the 2011 Iowa Short Fiction Award. His fiction and essays have appeared in Best New American Voices, Virginia Quarterly Review, Glimmer Train, The American Scholar, and The New York Times, among other publications. He’s been a Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford and a Charles Pick Fellow at the University of East Anglia in the UK. His memoir, Epilogue, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton/Liveright in the US (September 2014) and Granta Books in the UK (January 2015).

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Cafe Bar Marzano
Norwich
Norfolk

Photograph of Anjali Joseph

UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Starting to Write Fiction (Online) with Anjali Joseph

  • 20 April — 6 July 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 12-week course, run by prize-winning author Anjali Joseph will show you how to write fiction by looking at how to craft a good short story.
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course, along with varied modules covering the range of elements involved in good writing.
Level 1, 12 week course.

Admission

£450

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/committedwriters/StartingtoWriteFictionApril2015.aspx

Photograph of Helen Ivory

UEA-WCN Writing Programme: Starting to Write Poems (Online) with Helen Ivory

  • 20 April — 6 July 2015

A suite of creative writing courses, online and face-to-face, offering high quality teaching in both fiction and poetry. Building upon Norwich and UEA’s proven record of literary excellence, Writers’ Centre Norwich and the UEA are teaming up to offer courses in creative writing, both online and face-to-face. Led by writers, with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced.

This 12-week course, run by Bloodaxe-published poet Helen Ivory will help you get to grips with key elements of writing poetry - learning how to explore the power of language and as a result, begin to develop your own voice.
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course.
Level 1, 12 week course.

Admission

£450

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/writer/committedwriters/startingtowritepoemsonlinewithhelenivory2.aspx

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UEA Live presents May-Lan Tan

  • 23 April 2015 7:15-8:15pm

UEA Live is a series of Live Literature events from the University of East Anglia run in collaboration with Writers’ Centre Norwich.

Join us for the second season of UEA Live; a series of free readings by established writers who are all graduates of UEA’s Creative Writing Programmes. The established writers will be supported by current Creative Writing undergraduates, bringing together talented writers at all stages of their careers for your delectation.

The events are a chance to enjoy quality writing in a relaxed atmosphere as well as the chance to chat to each other and the writers over a drink (or two).

There’s no need to book, just turn up on the night to enjoy readings from May-Lan and selected undergraduate Creative Writing students. We look forward to seeing you there.

About May-Lan Tan

May-Lan Tan grew up in colonial Hong Kong and was educated in British and American schools. Her parents are Dutch-speaking Chinese immigrants from Indonesia. She holds a BA in Fine Art and an MA in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths College. May-Lan's fiction has been published in Zoetrope: All-Story, Areté, and The Reader. Her debut collection, Things to Make and Break, was published by CB editions in March 2014. Her chapbook, Girly, was published by Future Tense/Scout Books in 2014.

Where

Cafe Bar Marzano
Norwich

Website

http://www.writerscentrenorwich.org.uk/Events-all/uealivemaylantan.aspx

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