Past events

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

Kazuo IshiguroRuth RendellHanif KureishiNaomi AldermanKazuo IshiguroRuth RendellHanif KureishiNaomi Alderman
Stephen FryArundhati RoyDonna TarttZadie SmithStephen FryArundhati RoyDonna TarttZadie Smith
Philip PullmanPaul McCartneyAli SmithEmma HealeyPhilip PullmanPaul McCartneyAli SmithEmma Healey
Marlon JamesMargaret AtwoodToni MorrisonSalman RushdieMarlon JamesMargaret AtwoodToni MorrisonSalman Rushdie


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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