Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

About Us

About Us

We aim to contribute to the cultural life of the North East region through creative writing.

Sarah Waters talks about her book The Little Stranger with Jackie Kay on 24th February 2016.

We became a university research centre in 2009, led by Director Linda Anderson.

Our primary mission is to contribute to the cultural life of the region in the field of creative writing through the provision of:

A book signing at the Newcastle Poetry Festival 2016, which we take part in.
A book signing at the Newcastle Poetry Festival 2016, which we organise.

Programme of visits

Our programme brings writers from around the world to Newcastle. They take part in readings, discussion and debate.

To buy tickets and centre publications, visit our shop page.

Mailing list

To inform you of courses and events, please join our mailing list by subscribing here.

By joining, you will also receive details about creative writing courses and opportunities. These are courtesy of The School of English Language, Literature and Linguistics.

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