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NAWE Conference Programme 2018

We're delighted to announce our two evening guest speakers! For full details of the programme, see the pages to the left, or download the pdf to the right.


On Friday 9 November, we will be joined by Stuart Maconie. Stuart is a TV and radio presenter, author, columnist and journalist. He co-hosts the Radcliffe and Maconie Show on BBC Radio 6Music and has written and presents dozens of other shows on BBC Radio. His books include The Pie at Night, The People’s Songs, Hope and Glory, Adventures on the High Teas, Pies and Prejudice and Cider with Roadies.

Our guest on Saturday 10 November will be Jean Sprackland. Jean is a poet and writer. She is the winner of the Costa Poetry Award in 2008, and the Portico Prize for Non-Fiction in 2012. Her books have also been shortlisted for the Forward Prize, the TS Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Award. Jean is Professor of Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is Chair of the Poetry Archive, the world’s premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work. Jean has worked as a consultant and project manager for organisations involved with literature and education. She has held residencies in schools and universities, and is a tutor for the Arvon Foundation. She lives in London.


Programme 2018

A printed programme will be provided in delegate packs, and a PDF is available here below to download.

York 2018.pdf (0.67MB)