Past events

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

Arundhati RoyZadie SmithP.D. JamesSalman RushdieArundhati RoyZadie SmithP.D. JamesSalman Rushdie
Ian RankinAlexander McCall SmithPhilip PullmanEmma HealeyIan RankinAlexander McCall SmithPhilip PullmanEmma Healey
George SaundersAli SmithKazuo IshiguroPaul McCartneyGeorge SaundersAli SmithKazuo IshiguroPaul McCartney
Elizabeth StroutHanif KureishiDonna TarttMargaret AtwoodElizabeth StroutHanif KureishiDonna TarttMargaret Atwood


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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