Norwich City of Literature: The Salon

Date: 24/05/2014 Times: 2-4pm Prices: Free Location: Norfolk and Norwich Festival Spiegeltent

Join us at this special edition of the Salon, celebrating Norwich City of Literature. Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.


Come one, come all as The Salon celebrates Norwich UNESCO City of Literature at the magnificent Festival Spiegeltent.

In resplendent surroundings, come and meet a plethora of talent from Norwich’s literary scene. There will be salient gossip and hard facts around Norwich’s future literary plans, details of upcoming events and organisations that you can get involved with and, importantly, the opportunity to mingle with everyone involved with the above.

The Salon is completely free, and there’s no need to book a ticket – just pop in to enjoy the discussion. Whether you’re a writer, reader, or just interested in what’s happening in Norwich, come along and get involved in your City of Literature!

The Norwich City of Literature Salon is a special edition of our monthly Salon which offers a relaxed space to chat about great books and writing, and encourage original thinking. The Salon takes place on the first Tuesday of every month at Norwich Arts Centre.

At the City of Literature Salon

A number of organisations will be representing our fine City of Literature, sharing the work they do and giving you the opportunity to get involved.

Cafe Writers brings the best writers from around to the world for Norwich for monthly evenings of poetry and prose. 

East Anglian Writers was formed in the 1960s. In 2000 they became affiliated to the Society of Authors. They aim to bring together professional writers working or living in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. They have a membership of over 200 writers, from a wide variety of disciplines.

Eggbox is a poetry publisher based in Norwich, Norfolk, run by the poet Nathan Hamilton.

Gatehouse Press aims to support new writers, primarily through publishing poetry and short stories. They are actively engaged in the development of literary and historical works by East Anglian writers.

KAMA Publishing is a small, independent children’s publisher which was established in 2010. KAMA publishes books which help to make education fun, provide a colourful visual experience using UK based artists and support charities that are appropriate to each title.

The Norfolk Record Office (NRO) collects and preserves unique archives relating to the history of Norfolk and makes them accessible to people in Norfolk and across the world. The Norfolk Record Office has been assessed by The National Archives as a four-star archive service (the
highest available rating).

The Rialto is the UK’s leading independent poetry magazine and an award-winning poetry publisher.

Salt is a trade publishing business, proudly independent, committed to producing important, beautiful, readable, literary works.

Unthank Books is a Norwich based publishers of literary fiction and non-fiction.

Words And Women supports and promotes women writers living and working in the East of England today.