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Writers at Warwick

Warwick Arts Centre has been hosting live literature events, known as 'Writers at Warwick', for over ten years. Previous speakers include Salman Rushdie, Derek Walcott, Michael Moore, Alan Bennett, Wendy Cope, Sarah Waters, Julian Barnes and Umberto Eco.

Linton Kwesi Johnson

13:53, Tue 23 Dec 2008

Linton Kwesi Johnson discusses African consciousness, reggae and diaspora in the Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture.

(MP3 format, 52 MB)


Blake Morrison

13:25, Tue 23 Dec 2008

Maureen Freely interviews Blake Morrison on his novel 'And When Did You Last See Your Father?' and the making of the subsequent film.

(MP3 format, 62 MB)


Michele Roberts

12:57, Tue 23 Dec 2008

Michele Roberts discusses her memoirs, 'Paper Houses: A Memoir of the 70s and Beyond.'

(MP3 format, 43 MB)


Michael Frayn

16:53, Mon 9 Jun 2008

Michael Frayn talks about his work, experience of the theatre and latest book 'Stage Directions'

(MP3 format, 90 MB)


Michael Billington

16:52, Mon 9 Jun 2008

Margaret Shewring interviews Guardian theatre critic and author Michael Billington

(MP3 format, 64 MB)


Zoe Brigley reads from The Secret

09:42, Fri 4 Jan 2008

Poet Zoe Brigley reads from her debut anthology, The Secret.

(MP3 format, 13 MB)


David Morley reads from The Invisible Kings

09:31, Fri 4 Jan 2008

Poet David Morley reads from his latest collection The Invisible Kings.

(MP3 format, 17 MB)


Jacqueline Wilson

11:26, Wed 28 Nov 2007

Jacqueline Wilson talks about how she started writing, the origins of Tracy Beaker and the adaptation of her book The Suitcase Kid.

(MP3 format, 21 MB)


Jim Crace

11:25, Wed 28 Nov 2007

Jim Crace discusses his 'Work In Progress', his approach to writing, the role of literature and the challenges of the past tense.

(MP3 format, 11 MB)