Rib-Tickling Results

Local author Sheridan Winn returned on Tuesday 7th February to announce the winners of the Colin Sutton Cup for Humour. The winners were: 1st Place –  Aubrey Hex: Snow White and the Ruby Slippers by Kathy Joy. Sheridan’s comments: ‘Excellent blurb that built well and would make you want to pick up the book. Liked … Continue reading

Pedigree

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow, whose short play ‘Pedigree’ has been published by Fine City magazine. The blackly comic Shakespeare-inspired short is featured inside the magazine’s January 2016 edition. The popular free glossy can now be read online, before being made widely available across the city over the festive season. We look forward … Continue reading

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

Lower Right Five

NWC member Margaret Turner has had a poem published. Lower Right Five, which recalls a memorable trip to the dentist, was printed in Poet’s Corner section of the Evening News on 31st March. To read and download the poem please go here. Congratulations from everyone at Norwich Writers’ Circle. Our first informal Summer get-together takes place … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

On 17th June Norwich Writers’ Circle’s successful 2013/14 programme continued with a Manuscript Evening at The Assembly House. The meeting, designed to give both members and visitors an opportunity to read out their work out aloud and receive feedback, featured a selection of scripts. The range of work read aloud varied from a crime short … Continue reading

Andrew Cowan

Following the recently announced change in our current programme, on 20th May we welcomed Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless Man, was shortlisted for the EDP East Anglian Book … Continue reading

Olga Sinclair

Norwich Writers’ Circle is sad to announce the death of one of its longest serving members and President: Olga Ellen Sinclair, JP. Olga passed away peacefully, aged 91 on 28th April 2014, at Acle Old Rectory Care Home. The funeral is to be held at St Faith’s Crematorium on Monday 19th May at 2.00 pm. … Continue reading

Manuscript Evening

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s successful 2013/14 programme continued with a Manuscript Evening at The Assembly House on 15th April. The meeting, designed to give both members and visitors an opportunity to read out their work out aloud and receive feedback, featured a selection of scripts. The range of work read aloud varied from a magical children’s … Continue reading

Alexander Gordon Smith

On 1st April Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed best-selling young adult author Alexander Gordon Smith to another one of its well-attended meeting. During a fun and humour-filled evening the Norwich-based writer discussed his literary career to date, covering the 21 lessons he has learnt as a writer. Gordon also went on to reference his experience working with … Continue reading

Pantomime Time

On 18th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back Lynne Mortimer to adjudicate our Pantomime Script Competition. During a fun-filled evening the Eastern Daily Press columnist and humorist commented how much she had enjoyed reading all our competition entries – highlighting their very high standard across the board. Lynne went on to say that the entrants … Continue reading

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