Past events

Since 1991, the festival has welcomed inspiring speakers from across the globe.

Michael OndaatjePhilip PullmanRuth RendellMarlon JamesMichael OndaatjePhilip PullmanRuth RendellMarlon James
Margaret AtwoodEmma HealeyIan RankinKazuo IshiguroMargaret AtwoodEmma HealeyIan RankinKazuo Ishiguro
W.G. SebaldIan McEwanHarold PinterSalman RushdieW.G. SebaldIan McEwanHarold PinterSalman Rushdie
Zadie SmithAlexander McCall SmithHanif KureishiAnne EnrightZadie SmithAlexander McCall SmithHanif KureishiAnne Enright


Want to see more? For the full selection of recordings please head over to the British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW). The archive contains more than 450 audio and video recordings of UEA Literary Festival events.

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