Peggy Hughes

Peggy Hughes is Executive Director at the National Centre for Writing, a literature house dedicated to the exploration and celebration of the artform of writing based in Norwich. Previously, she worked in various literature organisations in Scotland, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Scottish Poetry Library, Literary Dundee at the University of Dundee, and the Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust. Peggy was Chair of Literature Alliance Scotland, Scotland’s largest network for literature organisations, from 2017 until August 2021, and is presently a trustee for several literature-adjacent charities. She interviews authors at literary events around the UK.