Tag: Literary Festival

Books, Venue

UEA Literary Festival returns this autumn with a virtual twist

UEA’s bi-annual Literary Festival has just announced its return for Autumn 2020 through an apt renaming to UEA Live. To combat the issues presented by social distancing, UEA will be hosting a plethora of fascinating author discussions over livestream. Similarly, this year marks the 50th anniversary of Creative Writing at UEA with CW50, something that…

Arts, Venue

Elizabeth Strout at the Autumn Literary Festival 2019

Elizabeth Strout, American novelist and author of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge, spoke at the Arthur Miller Institute’s International Literary Festival 2019 to present her new book, Olive, Again. The new novel traces the much-loved Olive into her seventies and eighties and takes the form of thirteen interconnected but discontinuous short stories. Peggy Hughes, from…

Arts, Venue

Mary Beard at the Autumn Literary Festival 2019

Mary Beard has become something of a household name over recent years; whether we know her from her television appearances, books, or lectures, she is undoubtedly one of the most influential contemporary figures in the world of classics. As a woman, one could argue that this is quite an achievement, especially as the humanities subjects…

Arts

Christopher Andrew at the 2018 Autumn Literary Festival

  Marking the beginning of the 26th Arthur Miller International Literary Festival at the UEA, Christopher Bigsby was joined by intelligence historian Christopher Andrew on Wednesday October 3. Andrew is an Emeritus professor in Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge History Faculty. His publications include numerous papers and ‘doorsteps’ of books on…

News

UEA’s bi-annual Literary Festival returns this autumn

This autumn will bring the return of the Arthur Miller Institute Literary Festival which celebrates literature, media and culture, with special attendances from esteemed playwrights, novelists and biographers.   This year there will be features biographer and memoirist Claire Tomalin, novelist Jonathan Coe – who has written several novels that have been adapted for film…

Features

Interview: Ed Balls

When Ed Balls visits UEA it’s pouring with rain, the middle of exam season, and a re-scheduled visit after his intiial planned appearance at UEA’s Literary festival was cancelled. Nonetheless, the lecture theatre where  Professor of Political and Social Theory Alan Finalyson interviews Balls is jampacked with residents of Norwich and students. After unexpectedly joining…

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