Thank You For The Music

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member Margaret Turner who has had another poem published in the Evening News. Margaret’s poem, Sorry For The Muzak, was printed in the Poets’ Corner section of the paper on 7th June 2014. Margaret adds, “This is my recollection of a conversation under local anaesthetic, with only minor tweaks, it … Continue reading

At Home with the Holmes

17th February: We welcome Frances & Michael Holmes, historians of Norwich. Well-known in the city with many successful local heritage titles, and are amongst the most nominated authors for the East Anglia Book Awards, being winners most recently in 2014. They are professional and frequent speakers so we have a fascinating evening in prospect. They … Continue reading

Eagle-y Awaited

Martin W Bowman January 20th: We welcome local aviation historian, Martin W Boman, whose latest book, We Were Eagles (Vol.2) was published three months ago. Vol. 1 was Matin’s winner at the 2014 East Anglian Book Awards, so who better to launch our new Prize Competition for us? The Past Search Prize Competition for Non-Fiction … Continue reading

EAST ANGLIA BOOK AWARDS 2014

Norwich Writers’ Circle would like to congratulate three of our speakers from our 2014-15 Programme who have enjoyed success at the East Anglian Book Awards 2014. The ceremony was held at Jarrold store on Thursday 20th November when over 120 people heard the announcement of the category winners. Against strong opposition, Aviation Historian Martin Bowman … Continue reading

Norwich 12 Mix

Following the recent launch of Norwich Writers’ Circle committee member James Dimelow‘s Assembly House animation, the short film is now available to watch in a new YouTube playlist. The video playlist, which celebrates all the uploaded animations, so far, commissioned by Norwich HEART, on behalf of their Norwich 12 heritage and tourism initiative. To watch … Continue reading

16th September 2014

Our exciting 2014/15 programme begins on Tuesday 16th September with a visit from acclaimed author Rachel Hore. Prior to moving to Norwich, Rachel worked in London publishing for many years. She is the author of 6 novels including The Dream House (2006) and 2007’s The Memory Garden. Rachel’s 2009 book The Glass Painter’s Daughter (2009) … Continue reading

Jarrold & Sons Sponsor NWC Quiz Night

  We are pleased to announce that Jarrold’s have agreed to sponsor the NWC Literary Quiz, set to take place on 4th of November at the Library Restaurant. The quiz night forms part the Library’s 100 events in commemoration of World War I, and Jarrold’s are kindly giving away eight book tokens, each to the … Continue reading

Fine City News

Check out the latest edition of Fine City Magazine to read the first of a series of monthly columns written by Norwich Writers’ Circle members. August 2014’s edition of the free magazine, which is now widely available across the city, features a short article written by NWC’s Vice-Chairman and Publicity Officer Sean Hindle. In the … Continue reading

Competition Congratulations

Congratulations to Sally Newton on winning Norwich Writers’ Circle’s 2013/14 programme Competition Cup. At her home in Cornwall last weekend, Sally was presented with the trophy by committee member Paul Taylor. The regular competition entrant was announced as the winner at our well-attended AGM earlier this Summer. Watch this space in the coming weeks for … Continue reading

Celebration

A video celebrating Norwich Writers’ Circle’s visiting writers and guest speakers from our 2013/14 programme is now available to view online. The short film, which can be found here, features Alexander Gordon Smith, Alison Bruce, Andrew Cowan, Anne Sanderson, Ashley Stokes, Lynne Mortimer and D J Taylor. Discover who will be visiting us in 2014/15 … Continue reading

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