Past events

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

Tash AwMarlon JamesIan RankinNaomi AldermanTash AwMarlon JamesIan RankinNaomi Alderman
Michael OndaatjeArundhati RoyZadie SmithAli SmithMichael OndaatjeArundhati RoyZadie SmithAli Smith
Bill BrysonAlexander McCall SmithHarold PinterDonna TarttBill BrysonAlexander McCall SmithHarold PinterDonna Tartt
Toni MorrisonKazuo IshiguroIan McEwanHanif KureishiToni MorrisonKazuo IshiguroIan McEwanHanif Kureishi


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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    UEA Live, Arts 3.28
    Arts and Humanities Events
    University of East Anglia
    Norwich, NR4 7TJ