Past events

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

Hanif KureishiIan RankinZadie SmithArundhati RoyHanif KureishiIan RankinZadie SmithArundhati Roy
Tash AwStephen FryAli SmithPaul McCartneyTash AwStephen FryAli SmithPaul McCartney
Arthur MillerMargaret AtwoodEmma HealeyAlan BennettArthur MillerMargaret AtwoodEmma HealeyAlan Bennett
Donna TarttKazuo IshiguroRuth RendellBill BrysonDonna TarttKazuo IshiguroRuth RendellBill Bryson


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, AHB 1.21a,
    Arts and Humanities Events
    University of East Anglia
    Norwich, NR4 7TJ