03/08/2015

UEA launches British Archive for Contemporary Writing

UEA has today announced the launch of the British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW), which contains the extensive personal archive of the Nobel Laureate, Doris Lessing, and literary material from other prominent authors such as Naomi Alderman, Tash Aw, Malcolm Bradbury, Amit Chaudhuri, J.D. Salinger, Roger Deakin, Lorna Sage (pictured), WG Sebald and the playwright Snoo Wilson. The BACW also houses papers from AP Watt, the world’s oldest literary agency, and more than three hundred interviews with prominent authors from the UEA literary festival, including Margaret Atwood, Martin Amis, Anne Enright, John Fowles, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Kazuo Ishiguro, P.D. James, Ian McEwan, Toni Morrison, Iris Murdoch, Harold Pinter and Salman Rushdie, among others

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