We Have Lift Off!

Thank you to everyone who made the Launch Night of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition a success. One member who deserves a mention is Anne Funnel who kindly brought along her collection of porcelain Van-Dal shoes for our interest, including a large and decorative, shop window display piece. With guests and presentations, food … Continue reading


19th April 2016

Everyone is welcome to joins us on Tuesday 19th April when we will be launching our second Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition. This time our popular competition has the theme of shoes. The launch will feature a whole handful of speakers, including Rachel Hore, who is judging this year’s entries. Other speakers on the … Continue reading


Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Following on from its publication in Fine City magazine late last year, Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow‘s Shakespeare-inspired short play ‘Pedigree‘ is being performed at the Maddermarket Theatre next month. On Thursday 14th April at 7.30pm, James’ deliciously dark tale is being featured in a night of new writing which forms part of the city theatre’s … Continue reading



2nd February saw the return of James Dimelow to the front for his adjudication of the short playwriting competition. But before we got down to business, we had four successes to announce. The EDP has published two more of Margaret Turner’s poems, My Friend and November. These Margaret read out to an appreciative audience. Another East Anglian … Continue reading



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


Mustard Competition Thanks

A big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has entered our inaugural Short Fiction Competition. The entries are currently being adjudicated by Unthank Books‘ Ashley Stokes. Discover if you have won our competition prizes of £500.00, £250.00 and £100.00, and hear a selection of entries, at a Gala Evening on Tuesday 20th Tuesday October. We hope … Continue reading


Mustard Update

The postal deadline for entering our inaugural Short Fiction Competition has now passed. Do not worry, we will still be accepting entries online up to and including 31st July. Run in conjunction with Unthank Books, the competition has a first prize of £500.00. All entries must be a maximum of 2,000 words long, and reference … Continue reading


Must Be Mustard

There is still plenty of time to enter Norwich Writers’ Circle’s inaugural Short Fiction Competition. Run in conjunction with Unthank Books, the competition has a first prize of £500.00. All entries must be a maximum of 2,000 words long, and reference ‘mustard‘ somewhere within the text. The prize-winning stories, adjudicated by Ashley Stokes, will also … 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


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

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