Centre for New Writing

Past events

The Centre for New Writing has offered a wide range of events since its launch in 2013. In 2022 the Centre (along with the School of Arts) brought back the Literary Leicester Festival - the university's fist annual free literary festival. Literary Leicester hosts events at the university and right across the city, in cinemas, theatres, community halls and schools, with guest-speakers including Booker-Prize winners, celebrated cultural commentators, novelists, poets, historians, biographers and many more. 

For more information about this fantastic event, head to Literary Leicester.

Learn more about the talks, readings and classes provided by the Centre over some of our previous years: 

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