Annual Creative Writing lecture

The School of English and the Centre for New Writing are proud to host this series of annual lectures by some of the world's finest writers.

The lectures are free and open to the general public, and available as a podcast for our members.

Past lectures

  • First lecture: Ben Okri
  • Second lecture: Laura Esquivel
  • Third lecture: Jonathan Coe
  • Fourth lecture: Edna O'Brien
  • Fifth lecture: Robert Macfarlane
  • Sixth lecture: Michael Morpurgo
  • Seventh lecture: Lemn Sissay

Our lecture series is very kindly made possible through a donation from Santander Universities.

See our events page for details of forthcoming events.