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Poets’ Corner

Norwich Writers’ Circle member Margaret Turner has had a poem published in the Evening News. The poem, appropriately called Poets’ Corner, was published in the paper’s section of the same name on 12th March. To read and download the poem please go here. Congratulations from everyone at NWC. Join us for our next meeting at The …

Suffolk Norfolk Life

Following EDP Norfolk Magazine‘s recent feature on Norwich Writers’ Circle, another article about our popular writing group has been published by Suffolk Norfolk Life. The feature, written by committee member James Dimelow, focuses on our recent 70th anniversary celebrations. The magazine’s article also includes a selection of informative quotes alongside a group photo taken earlier …

Meet The Ancestors

On 6th May, during our latest well-attended meeting, committee member Gill Blanchard adjudicated Norwich Writers’ Circle’s Writing Family History competition. The professional historian, who set the competition earlier in the year, commented that not all 12 entries had meet her criteria. Gill added that some of the entrants had mixed fact and fiction, which she …

Olga Sinclair

Norwich Writers’ Circle is sad to announce the death of one of its longest serving members and President: Olga Ellen Sinclair, JP. Olga passed away peacefully, aged 91 on 28th April 2014, at Acle Old Rectory Care Home. The funeral is to be held at St Faith’s Crematorium on Monday 19th May at 2.00 pm. …

Blackbird

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member Margaret Turner who has had a poem published. Blackbird, written with a nod to Robert Herrick, was printed in the Evening News‘ Poets’ Corner on 15th March. To read and download the poem please go here. NWC next meets on 20th May when we will be welcoming the UEA’s Director of …

EDP Norfolk

In addition to welcoming newspaper columnist Lynne Mortimer on 21st January, we also warmly greeted Rachel Buller to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Following an invite from committee member James Dimelow, Rachel, who is a feature writer for the Eastern Daily Press’ Norfolk Magazine, interviewed a selection of people for a forthcoming article on our popular writing …

Anne Sanderson Returns

On 4th February Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back academic and multi-award-winning poet Anne Sanderson. At another one of our well-attended meetings, Anne returned to adjudicate our recent in-house poetry competition. During her initial talk Anne described to us a variety of poetry forms. These forms – roundeau, triolet and cinquain – were to to used in …

We Are QR

It is now even easier to access the world of Norwich Writers’ Circle using our new QR Code. Simply scan the above code using your Smartphone to discover more about NWC, including our story, programme, competitions, plus all the latest member news. NWC next meets on 4th March when we will be welcoming Ashley Stokes, writer/tutor, and publisher with Unthank Books. …

EDP Norfolk Magazine

Following Rachel Buller’s visit to us in January this year, the latest edition of the EDP Norfolk Magazine is now available to buy. The popular publication’s March 2014 issue includes Norwich Writers’ Circle in a double-spread People With A Passion feature. To read the interesting article, which features NWC member quotes alongside meeting photos, EDP …

Programme Plus

Our exciting and popular 2013/14 programme is now available to download from this website. Please go here to download a PDF to see Norwich Writers’ Circle’s full programme, featuring guest speakers, manuscript evenings, socials and much more. NWC next meets at The Assembly House on 3rd December, when we will be welcoming back crime writer Alison …