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Join us at the gala

This Tuesday 16th April is the official launch gala for the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2019. Both our adjudicators Piers Warren and Holly Ainley will be there to talk about what they’re looking for in a winning entry. But that’s not all.

There will be free gin tasting courtesy of Black Shuck Gin, one of our supporters.

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The door fee will be £5 for non-members and £3 for members. This helps us pay for the room hire, but it gets you:

  • Free gin tasting.
  • Light buffet of finger food with both vegan and non-vegan options.
  • Drinks such as wine, as well as soft drinks, and tea and coffee.
  • The chance to chat to us and the adjudicators.

If you want to keep up to date with the latest news on the gala, go to the official event page. Also, remember to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for news, tips, and advice on the competition, as well as regular writing prompts to help get those creative juices flowing.

If you have have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch: norwichwriters@hotmail.co.uk

Norwich Writers' Circle

Debut Novel by Christopher Woodall

Congratulations to NWC member Christopher Woodall on his debut novel launch of 30TH November.

Norwich Writers’ Circle would like to congratulate member Christopher Woodall on the launch of his debut novel November, held in Jarrolds Book Department.

Over sixty people, including family and friends, filled the space enjoying wine and nibbles before hearing a presentation by Christopher followed by a book signing.

November has been ten years in the making; springing from a single, at first seemingly inconsequential, year-long encounter with a group of factory workers in France in 1976.  There is an extensive cast of diverse characters, their stories interwoven within many sub-plots, the narrative exploring poverty, friendships, and prejudice.  November has been described as ‘complex, deep and rewarding’.

Both Chairman Phyllida Scrivens and Committee member Gill Blanchard were there to support Christopher on his very special evening.  Christopher’s book, published by Dalkey Archive Press, is available at Jarrolds and from Amazon.