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About us and contacts

UEA's celebration of Doris Lessing's centenary is a collaboration between the British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) and the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing. 

Other partners include: Doris Lessing Literary Trustees (Nicola Solomon, Chief Executive of the Society of Authors and Ann Evans, Jonathan Clowes Ltd).

We are also working in association with Doris Lessing's authorised biographer, Patrick French. 

Contact us

The Doris Lessing at 100 academic conference is organised by Dr. Matthew Taunton and Dr. Nonia Williams, in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing. Please view the call for proposals and contact For queries about other aspects of the centenary celebrations, please contact the BACW Archivist, Justine Mann