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 £2.00. 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 April – Antony Owen, Adam Warne, Kat Franceska

  Antony Owen is a writer from Coventry and the author of five collections of poetry. His latest collection The Nagasaki Elder by V.Press was shortlisted for the coveted Ted Hughes Award for new work in poetry. His poems have been published worldwide and...

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10th June – Helen Ivory and Julia Webb: Joint book launch

Photo Credit: Dave Gutteridge Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist.  She has won a Gregory Award and her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection, the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard was short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards (2014). She edits the...

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8th July – Emma Healey, Andrew McDonnell

Emma Healey grew up in London and is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Her first novel, Elizabeth is Missing, was published to critical acclaim in 2014, sold over a million copies, and won the Costa First Novel Award. Her...

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Recent events

10th December – Sophie Herxheimer, Anne Bailey

  Sophie Herxheimer is a poet and visual artist.   She’s held many residencies and projects, and her drawings have been shown at Tate Modern as well on a 48 metre hoarding on the Margate seafront.  Her book Velkom to Inklandt was an Observer book of the month and...