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Writers (iOS)

From the small and intimate poetry readings held in Leamington in the 1970s to current sell-out events featuring authors in the Warwick Arts Centre, the University of Warwick has long recognised the value of hearing writers performing their own work. Many of these readings were recorded and they have now been collected together online in the Writers at Warwick Audio Archive. In this app you can listen to authors reading and discussing their work, in some cases at several points throughout their careers.

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  • Over 200 recordings of authors and experts talking about the art and practice of writing
  • Browse the archive by writer, period or genre, or search titles and descriptions
  • Add and maintain your own list of favourite recordings
  • Rate recordings and see the highest-rated recordings from other users
  • Read author information and notes
  • Listen to recordings in the background while you use your device
  • Search titles and descriptions

The Writers app provides access to recordings of writers from all disciplines and includes both readings of their work and discussions which afford an insight into their creative process. From the poetry of the 1970s to the latest events, the archive contains recordings of writers such as Basil Bunting, Germaine Greer and Sarah Waters, it provides a excellent resource for scholars or anyone with an interest in writing and the process of writing.

Find out more about the Writers At Warwick Audio Archive

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Runs on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or higher


For help and feedback on this app, email us at mobileapps at warwick dot ac dot uk