NWC member Gill Blachard has recently had not one but TWO books published. First is I Therefore Post Him as a Coward: An anatomy of a Norfolk scandal, which documents a disagreement between a clergyman and a knight in 1836 and how it affected the small Norfolk town it took place in Next is Lawson… Continue reading Congratulations To Gill!
Everyone’s A Winner!
At the meeting of Norwich Writers’ Circle on 17th May we received the adjudication of entries for the Past Search Trophy for Non-Fiction, as sponsored by writer and NWC member Gill Blanchard. Local writer, historian and former Sheriff, Nick Williams had taken time to read and carefully analyse the 2,000 word essays, proposing people, places or events… Continue reading Everyone’s A Winner!
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 Brush Up Your Shakespeare
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 Encore!
Following Ejike Ndaji's visit to Norwich Writers' Circle on 19th January, a video of the poem 'I Am...' can now be watched on our YouTube channel. 'I Am...' was written by the spoken word poet, in collaboration with NWC members, as an exercise, to help and inspire entries for the latest Circle competition, which Ejike… Continue reading I Am…
Congratulations to Norwich Writers' Circle member James Dimelow, who will have an excerpt of a play performed in a rehearsed reading at the Maddermarket Theatre. The opening scene of James' latest play 'Romance' - which takes a wry and knowing look at marital breakdown - is being featured in an evening of new writing on Thursday 11th… Continue reading #deadromantic
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 Pedigree
On Saturday 12th December Norwich Writers' Circle held its annual Christmas celebration. The well-attended social was held at Anteros Arts Foundation, on Fye Bridge Street, which will be our new meeting venue from January 2016. The party saw members enjoy a wide selection of Christmas food and drink. The fun evening was further enhanced by… Continue reading Festivities
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 Thank You For The Music
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 At Home with the Holmes