Programme

The Café Writers hold events at Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich in the upstairs function room.
Meetings start at 7.30 and admission is £3.00. All are welcome. We host readings from writers from across the globe, presenting a wide range of writers performing a variety of styles – poetry, drama, prose – in an atmosphere that both welcomes new work and invites professional polish. There are opportunities to read from the floor.

8th March 2021 – Katrina Naomi and Jinny Fisher

This event will now be held through ZOOM. You can reserve tickets ten days before the date. Please see Home Page for details.Katrina Naomi received an Authors’ Foundation award from the Society of Authors for her third full collection, Wild Persistence,...

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12th April 2021 – Christopher Allen and Helen Rye

This event will be held through ZOOM. You can reserve tickets from around ten days before the date. Please see home page for details then. Christopher Allen is the editor of SmokeLong Quarterly. His work has been published, most recently, in The Best Small Fictions...

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14th June 2021 – Rishi Dastidar and Jill Abram.

A poem from Rishi Dastidar’s debut Ticker-tape was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018. A pamphlet, the break of a wave, was published by Offord Road Books in 2019. His second collection, Saffron Jack, is published in the UK  by Nine Arches Press. He is also...

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Recent events

8th February 2021 – Helen Ivory and Competition winners

This event will now be held through ZOOM. You can reserve tickets ten days before the date. Please see Home Page for details.Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the UEA /...

11th January 2021 – Tom Sastry and Sarah L. Dixon

This event will now be held through ZOOM. You can reserve tickets ten days before the date. Please see Home Page for details.   Tom Sastry's debut collection A Man's House Catches Fire was shortlisted for the 2020 Seamus Heaney Prize and Highly Commended in the...

14th December 2020 – Jessica Mookherjee and Sean Wai Keung.

This event will be held through Zoom. You can reserve tickets ten days before the date. Please see Home Page for details.Jessica Mookherjee is a poet of Bengali origin. She grew up in Wales and now lives in Kent. She has been published in many print and...