The North East Literary Fellowship

The North East Literary Fellowship, previously known as the Northern Arts Literary Literary Fellowship, was founded in 1967, and is jointly funded by Newcastle and Durham Universities, and The Arts Council North East (Northern Arts). The first fellow was Tony Harrison. Below is a list of the writers who have held the fellowship.

  • Tony Harrison
  • Basil Bunting
  • Barry Cole
  • Paul Bailey
  • John McGahern
  • Edward Bond
  • Fleur Adcock
  • Anne Stevenson
  • Barry Unsworth
  • Dick Davis
  • U.A.Fanthorpe
  • Carol Rumens
  • Fred D'Aguiar
  • Sean O'Brien
  • W.N.Herbert
  • Bridget O'Connor
  • Jo Shapcott
  • Ian Duhig
  • Jackie Kay
  • Colin Teevan
  • Colette Bryce