University of East Anglia


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Anthologization Naomi Alderman
NA 's three-page story The Final Analysis, included in the anthology Contains Small Parts (published by the University of East Anglia ) received enthusiastic notice in the Times Literary Supplement.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
5253 (5 December 2003): 21
Education Ann Quin
There followed brief attendance at a part-time painting course in her late teens (the result of a romantic passion for an art student), being struck dumb at an audition for RADA (the Royal Academy of...
Education Rose Tremain
Rose Thomson (later RT ) received her BA Honours degree in English (her second degree) from the University of East Anglia , where she had enrolled in 1964.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Tremain, Rose. Rosie. Scenes from a Vanished Life. Chatto.
Education Naomi Alderman
NA returned to Britain from New York, having been accepted for a creative writing MA course at the University of East Anglia . This felt more necessary than anything I'd done in my life.
Alderman, Naomi. “Coming out: Naomi Alderman on leaving Orthodox Judaism behind”.
Education Anne Enright
AE proceeded from Trinity College, Dublin, to the University of East Anglia in England for an MA in Creative Writing.
Bracken, Claire, and Susan Cahill, editors. “Introduction”. Anne Enright, Irish Academic Press, pp. 1-12.
Employer Michèle Roberts
She regularly gives readings of her work, for instance at the Hay-on-Wye literary festival on 29 May 2001. She is Professor of creative writing at the University of East Anglia (having previously been Visiting Fellow...
Employer Ali Smith
After leaving Cambridge AS secured a job lecturing at the University of Strathclyde in 1990, where she remained for two years before being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Germanà, Monica, and Emily Horton, editors. Ali Smith. Bloomsbury.
She ascribes her illness partly to...
Employer Fleur Adcock
In LondonFA worked as a librarian at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (which bought her a few hours of solitude each day to write in) until she took the plunge and became a...
Employer Rose Tremain
In the year of her first marriage RT became a full-time writer. In 1988 she became a part-time lecturer on the Creative Writing course at the University of East Anglia , of which she was...
Employer Angela Carter
AC taught part-time in the Writing MA programme at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.
Sage, Lorna. Angela Carter. Northcote House.
Employer Bernardine Evaristo
Apart from other writing-life activities like reading her poems in London and on tour, BE has a successful career as an academic teacher of creative writing. She has worked in the UK at the University of East Anglia
Employer Maggie Gee
MG has held creative-writing positions at universities including Sussex , the University of East Anglia , Sheffield Hallam, and Bath Spa University. She also teaches for the Arvon Foundation and similar bodies, has...
Occupation Alison Fell
In 1986 AF was a writing fellow at the New South Wales Institute of Technology in Sydney, . In 1998 she held the Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia , in the School...
Occupation Maggie Gee
Having been a temporary filing clerk before university, MG worked from 1972 to 1974 for Elsevier International Press at their offices in Oxford, then spent six months on the dole, writing. While working at...
Occupation Selima Hill
SH ran adventure playgrounds, an Adult Education Centre creche, and a children's rights workshop. She worked for the National Childbirth Trust , and also spent some time working in bookshops. In 1991, she held a...


1963: The University of East Anglia was founded...

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The University of East Anglia was founded in Norwich.

15 June 2007: Tatiana de Rosnay, born in France in 1961...

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15 June 2007

Tatiana de Rosnay , born in France in 1961 to an English mother and Russian father, published her first and most famous English-language novelSarah's Key, which in 2015 had sold nine million copies around the world.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.


Gee, Maggie, editor. For Life on Earth. University of East Anglia, 1882.