The UEA Literary Festival was founded in 1991 and this past academic year we have been celebrating 30 years of live literature at the university. Now known as UEA Live, the Spring 2021 season featured this event with Christie Watson in conversation with Fiona Lettice. Christie is a Professor of Medical and Health Humanities at […]
Quilt on Fire: the messy magic of midlife is the new book by UEA alumna and Professor of Medical and Health Humanities and is published by Chatto & Windus this week. Christie trained as a paediatric nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital and worked in nursing for twenty years before graduating from the UEA MA […]
The Courage to Care is the new book by UEA alumna Christie Watson and is published this week by Chatto & Windus. Christie (pictured) trained as a paediatric nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital and worked in nursing for twenty years. She graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2007. Her […]
As UEA alumna Christie Watson returns to frontline nursing during the Covid-19 crisis, we thought we’d applaud and celebrate her by sharing this recording of her 2018 Literary Festival interview with fellow alumna Naomi Wood, here discussing Christie’s bestselling memoir, The Language of Kindness.