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HOME Aug 14
Our first episode of our annual series of literary events will feature poet, novelist, National Poet of Scotland and HOME Patron Jackie Kay. Join us for a special Sunday afternoon event to discuss her soul-searching memoir
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Sharlene Teo to give keynote speech at National Creative Writing Industry Day 2019. have announced that the award-winning debut novelist will give the keynote speech at this year’s event, hosted by
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creativetourist.com Aug 23
FAMILIES: Should you wish to accept it, your mission is to unlock the secrets of the most classified department in history... The Ministry of Lost & Found is a family-friendly afternoon of fun, laughter and exploration Central Library.
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BlackwellsManchester Aug 23
NEW EVENT! This is going to be rather special - Join us on 24th October for an evening of folk horror as Lucie McKnight Hardy & Andrew Michael Hurley talk to Rosie Garland about their latest novels ‘Water Shall Refuse Them’ & ‘Starve Acre’ Tickets (£3):
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Emily Oldfield Aug 22
Excited to be part of RURAL EERIE: Exploring the Strange Countryside through Sounds & Words. 19 Oct Manchester, at Gothic Manchester Fest '19 with Richard Skelton,, Andrew Hurley, Mark Pajak & sound!
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Comma Press Aug 22
We're delighted to announce that will be hosting the Manchester leg of David Constantine's new collection launch tour, join Nicholas and David at on the 24th September for an evening celebrating the short story form:
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MCRCityofLit Aug 22
Writing Manchester map is an online literary landscape of the city & beyond brought to you by + . PIN OF THE WEEK: , publisher of poetry & poetry theatre based in Salford: Published writers inc
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BlackwellsManchester Aug 21
Next week ANGELA MEYER talks to about her new novel A SUPERIOR SPECTRE. 'Weighty themes of lust, shame & the power of the male gaze are beautifully balanced by a moving narrative, then wrapped up by the neatest of twists' Free | Tickets:
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English at Manchester Met Aug 20
Ruskin, Manchester and the . (1819-1900) was a hugely popular public speaker and renowned author. Our Rachel Dickinson and Dale Townshend present a special evening on Ruskin's ideas and relationship with
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Comma Press Aug 20
Prague City of Literature invites writers and translators to apply to their 2020 residency programme. Deadline 31st August:
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Fly on the Wall Press Aug 19
If you’re a literary lover or want to advocate with us against global warming and you have green fingers (Sorry Grinch, not you!) then come along to our launch event of 'Planet in Peril' at on 7th September at 7.30pm. Free to attend!
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MCRCityofLit Aug 19
Manchester is home to the only Jewish museum outside London – is based in a former Synagogue on Cheetham Hill road dating from 1874, and opened as a museum in 1984. It’s FEATURED PIN over at the Writing Manchester map:
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Manchester Writing School Aug 17
We are thrilled to announce an exclusive preview of this year’s for Poetry! We’ll whet your appetite for the award ceremony by hearing from the poets shortlisted for Best Collection Prize - right here
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Manchester Histories Aug 16
16 August 2019 - 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre. Today we’ll stage an immersive event on the site of the historic event.
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MCRCityofLit Aug 16
‘The Journey of a Book’ - panel event with publisher Bella Pearson (Guppy Books), editor Rachel Leyshon (Chicken House) and authors Anna Mainwaring, Louisa Reid and Marie Basting in on 28th Sep. Presented by
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MCRCityofLit Aug 16
Forward Prizes Northern Preview: and are thrilled to present a unique opportunity to hear from poets shortlisted for the 2019 Best Collection Prize: Fiona Benson, Niall Campbell, Ilya Kaminsky, Vidyan Ravinthiran and Helen Tookey.
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MCRCityofLit Aug 15
The Writing Manchester map is an interactive literary landscape brought to you by and . PIN OF THE WEEK: , a much-loved spoken word night, hosted by and at : Poetry, readings and plenty more.
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MCRCityofLit Aug 13
There’s a fantastic line up for this year’s . Don’t miss out!
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Manchester Lit Fest Aug 9
We have FIVE 2019 Booker Prize longlisted authors: DEBORAH LEVY on The Man Who Saw Everything; ELIF SHAFAK on 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World; JOHN LANCHESTER on The Wall; JEANETTE WINTERSON on Frankissstein, OYINKAN BRAITHWAITE on My Sister, the Serial Killer
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Manchester Confidential Aug 12
“Now in its fourteenth year, MLF has more than tripled in size since its 2006 debut. Last year’s event attracted over 13,000 visitors; truly reflecting why Manchester is now a UNESCO City of Literature.”
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