Welcome to Writers' Centre Norwich

Based at Norwich's historic Dragon Hall, we are for writers, readers, literature professionals and anybody who loves books. We run events, from The National Conversation to the International Literature Showcase, workshops and online creative writing courses, have brilliant resources for readers, information on England's first UNESCO City of Literature, writers' resources and more; do browse the site and get in touch. 

Escalator Writing Competition 2016
Apply for our unique prose writing competition, open to anyone living in the East of England.
National Centre for Writing
News on our ambitious project for England's first UNESCO City of Literature.
Writer at Work series
A behind-the-scenes insight into the technical and creative processes of four writers at work.
Creative Writing Online - Spring 2016
Apply now for online and face-to-face courses available in prose and poetry.
Workshops and masterclasses
New creative non-fiction session alongside our usual agent days, fiction and poetry workshops.
Opportunities for young people
A range of events and activities designed for young people to celebrate our UNESCO title.