Strangers on a Pier: A Portrait of a Family is the new book by Tash Aw and is published by Fourth Estate this week. An earlier version was published as The Face by Restless Books in 2016. Tash was born in Taipei to Malaysian parents and grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He graduated from the […]
Where Do Stories Come From? is an interactive installation exploring the writer’s process created by UEA alumnus Tash Aw in collaboration with Guildhall Live Events, an innovative new department of Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Commissioned as part of UEA’s Future & Form project, it will be launched online as part of the Norfolk […]
Future and Form – 21- 30 May, 2021 Six writers. Six works. Six visions of a literary future. Marking its 50 year anniversary, UEA’s world-renowned MA in Creative Writing programme presents, as part of Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2021, six new multidisciplinary, experimental works that explore the interface between contemporary literature and creative technology. “The […]
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.
Future and Form is the flagship project of the fiftieth anniversary of the UEA Creative Writing programme and features collaborative projects involving UEA alumni Ayòbámi Adébáyò, Mona Arshi, Tash Aw (pictured), Imogen Hermes Gowar, Mitch Johnson and James McDermott. They will work with UEA faculty, creative technologists, cultural organisations and schools to explore the relationship […]
What will writing look like in 50 years? What role will authors play in the future? In the fiftieth anniversary year of the UEA Creative Writing programme, the Future and Form research project explores the interface between contemporary literature and creative technology. Full details and updates can be found on the newly launched project website: […]
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 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.
The UEA Creative Writing programme has announced a major new project, Future and Form, supported by £240,000 in Arts Council funding. It will be a centrepiece of the CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of Creative Writing at UEA. Future and Form will partner UEA alumni Ayòbámi Adébáyò, Mona Arshi (pictured), Tash Aw, Imogen […]