British Archive for Contemporary Writing British Archive for Contemporary Writing

An exciting and growing collection of contemporary authors’ manuscripts, correspondence and related literary material of major significance to the international research community. The initiative builds on the University’s international reputation for creative writing, the status of Norwich as a UNESCO City of Literature, and UEA’s strong links with writers of world renown through its international literary festivals and the presence of the British Centre for Literary Translation and the emerging National Centre for Writing which will be based in Norwich. 

NEWS: We have re-opened following the recent refurbishment work in the Library. We thank users for their patience during the temporary disruption. For queries, email archives@uea.ac.uk or telephone 01603 59 3491/3483.

Exhibitions: Current - Roger Deakin: Exploring the Archive UEA Library foyer (public welcome). Forthcoming - Plotting the Perfect Crime - a crime writing exhibition featuring material from Val McDermid, Stuart MacBride and Robert Edric. Previews at Noirwich 2017.

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