Alastair Campbell
Wednesday 5 February 2014, 7pm

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James Lasdun
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 7pm

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Margaret Atwood
Wednesday 26 February 2014, 7pm

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Susan Hill
Wednesday 5 March 2014, 7pm

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Joanna Trollope
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 7pm

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Benjamin Black
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 7pm

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Emma Donoghue
Wednesday 26 March 2014, 7pm

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Eleanor Catton
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 7pm

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UEA Literary Festivals - welcoming great writers since 1991

The University of East Anglia's first literary festival took place in 1991 and over the last twenty two years we have  welcomed a host of award-winning authors, journalists, illustrators, scientists, economists, broadcasters and more.  If you would like to see which writers have taken part in our fesitvals over the years, visit our Archive page.   

 

SPRING 2014 LITERARY FESTIVAL

Man Booker Prize winner, ELEANOR CATTON, brought our Spring Literary Festival to a close in early April 2014 and we are now planning our author line-up for the Autumn 2014 literary festival.  If you would like to receive news of the Autumn festival, please sign up to our mailing list by contacting us on literaryevents@uea.ac.uk

 

LORRIE MOORE - Wednesday 28 May 2014, 7pm

In May 2014 we're delighted to tell you that American writer, Lorrie Moore, will be at UEA for a one-off, free-to-attend literary event, hosted by the Arthur Miller Centre.  Lorrie Moore will be in-conversation with Jean Mcneil, Senior Lecture in Creative Writing at UEA.

LORRIE MOORE is the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?, Anagrams, and A Gate at the Stairs. Her work has won awards from the Lannan Foundation and the American Academy of Arts and Letters aas well as the Irish Times International Prize for Fiction, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the PEN/Malamud Award.  She is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  Her new short story collection Bark was published in February 2014. Photo credit: Joyce Ravid

Recent reviews:

New York Times: 20 Feb 2014

The Telegraph: 7 March 2014

The Guardian: 9 March 2014

 

Wednesday 28 May 2014, 7-8pm, free to attend

Thomas Paine Study Centre, University of East Anglia

A book signing will follow the Lorrie Moore event.  Please register your interest in attending the Lorrie Moore event by emailing literaryevents@uea.ac.uk

5 February - Alastair Campbell

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12 March - Joanna Trollope

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12 February - James Lasdun

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19 March - Benjamin Black

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26 February - Margaret Atwood

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26 March - Emma Donoghue

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5 March - Susan Hill

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2 April - Eleanor Catton

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