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UEA Live: Tash Aw

 

Date:

Thursday 21 November 2019, 7pm

Location:

Dragon Hall, Norwich

Event Category:

Literature, Normal

Ticket Price:

Free

Thursday 21 November, 7pm (doors 6.30pm)

UEA Live: Tash Aw

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, 115-123 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QE

Tash Aw was born in Taipei to Malaysian parents. He grew up in Kuala Lumpur before moving to Britain to attend university. He is the author of three critically acclaimed novels - The Harmony Silk Factory (2005), which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and a regional Commonwealth Writers’ Prize; Map of the Invisible World (2009) and Five Star Billionaire (2013) - and a work of non-fiction, The Face: Strangers on a Pier (2016), finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. His novels have twice been longlisted for the MAN Booker prize and been translated into 23 languages. 

UEA Live, in collaboration with the National Centre for Writing, brings you a series of readings showcasing the past, present and future of UEA writing talent. All headline authors will be supported by writers from across the current UEA Creative Writing programmes, as well as faculty and fellows. Bookselling duties will be performed by Waterstone's UEA. Drink selling duties performed by The Bicycle Shop.

Entrance is free and all are welcome.

For further information, email Kate Moorhead-Kuhn or call 01603 877177.