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.
Founded in 1970 by the novelists Malcolm Bradbury and Angus Wilson, the UEA Creative Writing programme began with a single student: Ian McEwan. Here McEwan and an array of fellow alumni – Louise Doughty, Tracy Chevalier, Tash Aw, Mona Arshi, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ and Ayanna Gillian Lloyd – recall their time at UEA […]
From the UEA Literary Festival in Spring 2017, UEA alumna and critically acclaimed, bestselling novelist Louise Doughty in conversation with UEA’s Professor Henry Sutton.
Two UEA Creative Writing alumnae have been longlisted for the 2020 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award: Louise Doughty for Platform Seven (Faber) and Harriet Tyce for Blood Orange. Louise graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 1987 and published her first novel, Crazy Paving, in 1995. Her seventh novel, Apple […]
Platform Seven is the new novel by UEA alumna Louise Doughty and is published by Faber & Faber this week. Louise graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 1987 and published her first novel, Crazy Paving, in 1995. Her sixth novel, Whatever You Love, was published in 2011 and shortlisted for the Costa Novel […]