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.

14th September 2020 – Philip Gross and Heidi Williamson

Philip Gross has published over twenty collections of poetry, including The Water Table, which won the T.S.Eliot Prize 2009, and a new collection, Between The Islands, from Bloodaxe in March, 2020. He received a Cholmondeley Award in 2017, and his science-based...

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Recent events

9th September 2019 – Mona Arshi and Kostya Tsolákis

9th September - Mona Arshi (headliner) Kostya Tsolákis (support) Mona Arshi worked as a Human rights lawyer at Liberty before she started writing poetry. Her debut collection ‘Small Hands’ won the Forward Prize for best first collection in 2015. She has also been a...

8th July 2019 – 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...