Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

Events

Events

Here you will find details of the Centre's forthcoming events.

  • Winner of the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Writing, Sally Hayden in conversation with Preti Taneja

    Date/Time: Thursday 1 December 2022, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Debut Novelists: Sabba Khan, Maddie Mortimer and Sheena Patel reading and in conversation with Preti Taneja

    Date/Time: Thursday 17 November 2022, 7pm to 8.15pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Poets of the Climate Crisis: Linda France, Mina Gorji and Togara Muzanenhamo reading and in conversation with Jacob Polley

    Date/Time: Thursday 10 November 2022, 7pm to 8.15pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • See It To Be It: Disability and Visibility in Theatre

    Date/Time: Wednesday 2 November 2022, 6.30pm to 7.45pm

    Venue: King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

  • An Evening with Natalie Ibu, Artistic Director of Northern Stage

    Date/Time: Wednesday 12 October 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Percy Building, Newcastle University

  • Bloodaxe Books and NCLA present: Brenda Shaughnessy reading and in conversation with Neil Astley

    Date/Time: Wednesday 26 October 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Percy Building, Newcastle University

  • How Small Presses Shape the Poetry World with Jane Burn, Jane Commane and W. N. Herbert

    Date/Time: Thursday 20 October 2022, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Celebrate National Poetry Day with Don Paterson and Alycia Pirmohamed!

    Date/Time: Thursday 6 October 2022, 7.00pm to 8.00pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • GemArts Masala Festival: An evening of poetry with Amali Gunasekera and Shazea Quraishi

    Date/Time: Wednesday 20th July 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Creative Writing Undergraduate Anthology Launch + Reading

    Date/Time: Thursday 26th May, 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Culture Lab, Newcastle University

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • NCLA Student Event: In the Poet's Chair with Jackie Kay

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4th May 2022, 12 noon to 1pm

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • NCLA Student Lecture: Using Archives to Inspire Creative Practice with John Challis

    Date/Time: Wednesday 27th April 2022, 1.00pm to 2.30pm

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • NCLA Student Workshop: Constructed Languages with Jamie Douglas

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4th May 2022, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • How Small Presses Shape the Poetry World (Part 1) with Neil Astley (Bloodaxe Books), Moniza Alvi and John Challis

    Date/Time: Wednesday 16th March 2022, 6.15pm to 7.15pm

    Venue: G.05, Percy Building, Newcastle University

  • Anne Boyer in conversation with Mark Byers

    Date/Time: Wednesday 9th March, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Live on YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Creative Writing Postgraduate Anthology Launch + Reading

    Date/Time: Wednesday 1st June 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Culture Lab, Newcastle University

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • 'Aftermath' Preti Taneja in conversation with Maureen Freely

    Date/Time: Thursday 19th May 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • Torrey Peters in conversation with CJ Hauser

    Date/Time: Wednesday 2nd March, 6.15pm to 7.15pm

    Venue: Live on YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Emily Berry and Warsan Shire: NCLA & Poetry Book Society Spring Showcase

    Date/Time: Thursday 28th April 2022, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Bill Herbert and Jake Morris-Campbell

    Date/Time: Thursday 12th May 2022, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Culture Lab, Newcastle University

  • NCLA Student Event: Careers in the Literary Arts

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4th May 2022, 2.00pm to 3.30pm

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • Andrew Hankinson

    Date/Time: Wednesday 9th February 2022, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: G.05, Percy Building, Newcastle University

  • Final Degree Show: MA in Creative Writing & MA in Writing Poetry

    Date/Time: Thursday 2nd December 2021, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Live and online via YouTube

  • James Berry Poetry Prize 2021 Reading

    Date/Time: Thursday 28th October 2021, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • 'The Crane Wife': CJ Hauser reading and in conversation with Charlie Gilmour

    Date/Time: Thursday 21st October 2021, 6.15pm to 7.15pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • PBS Autumn Showcase: Raymond Antrobus and Hannah Lowe reading and 'in conversation' with John Challis

    Date/Time: Thursday 25th November 2021, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Omar El Akkad reading from, and in conversation about, 'What Strange Paradise' with Andrew Hankinson

    Date/Time: Wednesday 1st December 2021, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • A Poetry Reading with John Challis and Sean O'Brien and in conversation with Bill Herbert

    Date/Time: Thursday 7th October, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Sarah Moss reading and in conversation with Rachel Hewitt

    Date/Time: Wednesday 8th December 2021, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • On Fatherhood: Caleb Klaces and Jack Underwood in conversation with John Challis

    Date/Time: Wednesday 3rd November 2021, 7pm to 8pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking

  • Hadley Freeman in conversation with Rachel Hewitt

    Date/Time: Wednesday 17th November 2021, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

    Venue: Via YouTube - details to be sent on booking