British Archive for Contemporary Writing

The British Archive for Contemporary Writing is an incredible collection of archives including material from world renowned writers, such as Doris Lessing, Lee Child and JD Salinger, and prize winning and acclaimed contemporary writers such as Naomi Alderman, Adam Foulds, Charlie Higson and Tash Aw amongst many others.

Students, researchers and members of the public are all welcome to explore this rich resource which is used in research, teaching, exhibitions and public events.

We are open to UEA staff and students. Please pre-book your visit  and await confirmation of your booking. 

Although we're unable to accept non UEA visitors in person at present, we are dealing with enquiries and providing access to items in our collections remotely where possible. 

Contact us: BACW c/o UEA Archives The Library, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ / Email: Tel: 01603 59 3491/3483