Live Literature

Open mic slots every month

Some of the best writing

from around the world

New writing

and professional polish

Louis Marchesi, 2nd Monday of each month

Café Writers presents to you….monthly readings of poetry and prose of extremely high quality in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.   There are also open mic slots every month so do come along and share something of your own.

Meetings are held at Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich in the upstairs function room.  Meetings start at 7.30pm and the entrance fee is £3.

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To register for our event on Zoom on the 10th May with Tiffany Atkinson and the UEA Ink Sweat and Tears scholars tristan-e and Eve Esfandiari Denney please use the following link:
This will be a free event, but if you would like to send us a donation, you can do so here through PayPal

When you walk into a room with a living, responsive poetry culture in it, you feel it in the air. Like last night @CafeWriters – Zoom-space feeling house-warmed and human

Philip Gross


Forthcoming events

14th June 2021 – Rishi Dastidar and Jill Abram.

This event will take place through Zoom. See Home Page from ten days before the event to book. 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....

12th July 2021 – Jenny Mitchell and Finola Scott

This event will take place through zoom. You can reserve tickets from ten days before the date. Please see Home Page for details. Jenny Mitchel is winner of the Folklore Prize 2020, the Segora Prize 2020, the Aryamati Prize 2020, the Fosseway Prize 2020, a Bread and...