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Event
Saturday 24 February

Hideo Furukawa and Toshiki Okada: Japan Now

Join Hideo Furukawa and Toshiki Okada as they take a walk on the weird side of urban life in fiction newly published in English translation. 

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Saturday 24 February
The Forum, Norwich

6.30 - 8pm

Free entry - booking essential

Event
Monday 26 February

A new age of anxiety?

Pre-bookings have now closed. Any vacant seats on the night will be allocated to non-ticket-holders on a first come, first served basis.

With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask if we are living in a new age of anxiety.

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Monday 26 February
The Forum, Norwich

7.30 - 9.30pm

Free entry - booking essential

Event
Thursday 8 March

UEA Live: International Women’s Day Edition

Featuring Joanna Walsh and special faculty guest reader, Naomi Wood.

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Thursday 8 March
TBC

Doors 6.30pm, for 7pm start

Free entry

Event
Tuesday 20 March

Great Expectations

Using Dickens’ original text (well, mostly!) David Mynne takes you on a journey that brings you a ‘cast of thousands’ in a skilful, one-man adaptation of this epic story. Be prepared to be scared and amazed and cry and laugh …a lot!

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Tuesday 20 March
The Burston Crown, Burston

8.15 - 9.15pm

Free entry - please book in advance

Event
Wednesday 21 March

Great Expectations

Using Dickens’ original text (well, mostly!) David Mynne takes you on a journey that brings you a ‘cast of thousands’ in a skilful, one-man adaptation of this epic story. Be prepared to be scared and amazed and cry and laugh …a lot!

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Wednesday 21 March
The Lodge, Tuddenham

7.30 - 8.30pm

£30 (including three-course meal)

Event
Thursday 22 March

Great Expectations

Using Dickens’ original text (well, mostly!) David Mynne takes you on a journey that brings you a ‘cast of thousands’ in a skilful, one-man adaptation of this epic story. Be prepared to be scared and amazed and cry and laugh …a lot!

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Thursday 22 March
The Ancient Shepherds, CB5 8ST

– 8.30 - 9.30pm

Free entry - please book in advance

Event
Tuesday 10 April

LBF: From Promotion to Pitching

This panel explores how publishers choose which books to translate and how literary translators and cultural institutes can influence these choices. 

Part of London Book Fair 2018.

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Tuesday 10 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

10 - 11am

Visitor / Exhibitor pass

Event
Wednesday 11 April

LBF: Readers for Writers

Translators, publishers and booksellers are opening up new reading and book buying communities for work in translation in lots of interesting ways. This panel explores how those new readerships are being created, where it’s happening and how we might all gain from the work that is being done.

Part of London Book Fair 2018.

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Wednesday 11 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

1 - 2pm

Visitor / Exhibitor pass

Event
Wednesday 11 April

LBF: Emerging Translator Mentorships reception

Writers' Centre Norwich invites you to join us in celebration of the work of our literary translation mentorships programme 2018. Featuring for the first time emerging translators working from Latvian, Lithuanian, Korean and Malayalam, as well as Arabic, Catalan, Greek, Polish and Norwegian, the reception will showcase an impressive array of new talent with publications and presentations. 

Part of London Book Fair 2018. 

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Wednesday 11 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

5.15 - 6.15pm

Visitor / Exhibitor pass

Event
Monday 23 April

Who's afraid of populism?

Pre-bookings have now closed. Any vacant seats on the night will be allocated to non-ticket-holders on a first come, first served basis.

The election of Donald Trump, the threat of populists in France and the Netherlands – not to mention in Poland, Hungary and Turkey – has caused some to fear for the health of liberal democracy itself. Why are so many disengaged from or dismayed by their legislators and governments? Is populism a challenge or an opportunity?

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Monday 23 April
The Forum, Norwich

7.30pm

Free entry - booking essential

Event
Thursday 3 May

UEA Live: Imogen Hermes Gowar

Imogen Hermes Gowar won the Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Scholarship to study for an MA in Creative Writing at UEA. She won the Curtis Brown Prize for her dissertation, which became her debut novel, The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock. An early draft was a finalist in the MsLexia First Novel Competition 2015, and it was also one of three entries shortlisted for the inaugural Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers’ Award.

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Thursday 3 May
TBC

Doors 6.30pm, for 7pm start

Free entry

Event
Tuesday 5 June

Sebald Lecture 2018: Arundhati Roy

Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy won the Booker Prize in 1997 with The God of Small Things, which has been translated into more than 40 languages. Since then Roy has published several works of non-fiction, including The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers and Broken Republic

Tickets will be available soon via the British Library website

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Tuesday 5 June
British Library, London

7 - 8.30pm

To be announced

Event
22 - 28 July

International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich

The Summer School brings together writers and translators for an intensive, one-week, residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice.

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22 - 28 July
University of East Anglia

22 - 28 July 2018

£300 - £700