In UEA’s Fiftieth Anniversary Year, a short film announcing the International Chair of Creative Writing programme, which will see the appointment of five high profile international writers as Professors of Creative Writing at UEA and the funding of fifty scholarships for emerging writers from all of the world.
Our New Networks for Nature 2020 Meeting is taking place online, hosted by UEA. Join us live on the afternoon of Saturday 14 November for an online discussion responding to two pre-recorded panels: • ‘New Perspectives on Nature Writing’, featuring Jessica J. Lee, Mona Arshi and Jean McNeil • ‘States of Emergency’, featuring James Thornton, […]
Anthropocene Diary by UEA Professor of Creative Writing Jean McNeil has been longlisted for the 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize. Jean is the author of several books, including Ice Diaries: an Antarctic Memoir, which won the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival’s Grand Prize in 2016, and was named a best nature book of the year by […]
Elif Shafak, activist and academic, is the most widely read female author in Turkey and is translated all over the world. Here she talks about her writing life and her 2016 novel Three Daughters of Eve with UEA Professor of Creative Writing, Jean McNeil.
From the UEA Literary Festival in Autumn 2019, the internationally acclaimed novelist and UEA alumnus Tash Aw discusses his writing life and latest novel We, The Survivors with UEA Professor of Creative Writing, Jean McNeil.