Wed 20 June 2018
Conference Programme
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NAWE Conference Programme 2018

We're delighted to announce our two evening guest speakers!

On Friday 9 November, we will be joined by Stuart MaconieStuart 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 NightThe People’s SongsHope and GloryAdventures on the High Teas, Pies and Prejudice and Cider with Roadies




Our guest on Saturday 10 November will be Jean SpracklandJean 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. 

Our full programme will be published in July. Please check back here for details.