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 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 September – Caroline Bird, John Challis

  Caroline Bird has five collections of poetry published by Carcanet. Her most recent collection, In These Days of Prohibition, was shortlisted for the 2017 TS Eliot Prize. A two time winner of the Foyles Young Poets Award, her first collection Looking Through...

11th September – Sean O’Brien, Sue Burge

Sean O’Brien’s most recent collection The Beautiful Librarians (Picador 2015), was a PBS Choice, shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and joint winner of the Roehampton Prize. In 2016 the first two cantos of Hammersmith were published by Hercules Editions. The...