• Norwich Writers’ Circle

    Welcome to Norwich Writers' Circle online.

    Our meetings, at Anteros Arts Foundation on Fye Bridge Street, run from September to the Summer.

    We meet every first and third Tuesday at 7.30pm.

    Membership: £36 (Full), or £18 (Postal/Concessions)

    New members are always welcome to join us in our varied yearly programme of guest speakers, workshops, in-house competitions and social events.

    There is a door fee for each meeting:
    £3 (Members), or £5 (Visitors)

    E-mail: norwichwriters@hotmail.co.uk


Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016 Anthology

During the prize giving gala for the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016, not only did we announce the winners, but we also revealed our plans to release an anthology. It will contain: The winning entries of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016. The shortlisted entries for the Olga Sinclair Open Short … Continue reading


The Results Are In!

On Tuesday 18th October, we were pleased to announce the winners of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2016.   There was a huge turnout to the gala where we had five of the ten shortlisted entrants with us. Before we announce the winners, the NWC would like to take a moment to thank everyone … Continue reading

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Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition Gala

The wait is over … On Tuesday 18th October, we will be announcing the winners of the Olga Sinclair Short Story Competition at Anteros Arts Foundation. To celebrate, a light buffet will be served, and a raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won will be held. The doors open at 7pm with the main … Continue reading


L’esprit de l’escalier

On Tuesday 4th October we launched our first competition of the season – The Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction.  We were joined by Susan Burton, UEA PhD researcher, for a talk on creative non-fiction. Susan started by sharing her harrowing yet light-hearted account of the Tōhoku earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster that followed.  … Continue reading


A Flying Start

On Tuesday 20th September, Norwich Writers’ Circle came together for their first meeting of the season. We were joined by Benjamin Johncock, author of The Last Pilot.  His inspiring talk delved into his inspiration for The Last Pilot as well as offering some sound advice to the group. The NWC would like to extend a … Continue reading


We’re Back!

After breaking up for the summer, Norwich Writer’s Circle are back. Benjamin Johncock, author of The Last Pilot and winner of the Author’s Best First Novel Award 2016 , will start us off with a bang with his talk entitled: ‘Leaving Things Unsaid: the process of writing The Last Pilot and why less is always more’. … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow, who can be seen in Thursday 18th August’s Evening News and Eastern Daily Press ‘Event’ section. In the article James is discussing his forthcoming ‘Ghosts Of Gressenhall‘ play. The family-friendly half-hour drama, which has been written on behalf of Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, is an extension of the … Continue reading

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Summer Times

As per usual throughout the summer members will be able to meet at the Greenhouse Cafe. 42-46 Bethel Street, Norwich NR2 1NR from around 1pm. These are simply informal get togethers over a light lunch or simply a coffee, for as little or as long as you like. We try and be sure that at … Continue reading

Celebration of a successful year

End Of Season Part II

Thanks to those who attended the AGM last week. It was an excellent night, enhanced by a raffle and post business dinner downstairs in the café. This year sees a couple of big changes to the Committee: Séan Hindle is after more than ten years in various roles, stepping back as Vice Chairman & Webmaster … Continue reading


End Of Season

5th July:  Yes it’s that time again, your Annual General Meeting. As is policy on these occasions there will be no door fee to pay. Nevertheless you may still like to bring some spending money along for additional raffle prizes. Just as we did for the Summer Social, tickets we be available at £1 a … Continue reading

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