Past events

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

Kazuo IshiguroRuth RendellMargaret AtwoodGeorge SaundersKazuo IshiguroRuth RendellMargaret AtwoodGeorge Saunders
Naomi AldermanW.G. SebaldArundhati RoyEmma HealeyNaomi AldermanW.G. SebaldArundhati RoyEmma Healey
Hanif KureishiArthur MillerAlexander McCall SmithStephen FryHanif KureishiArthur MillerAlexander McCall SmithStephen Fry
Zadie SmithHarold PinterPhilip PullmanAnne EnrightZadie SmithHarold PinterPhilip PullmanAnne 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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