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Elizabeth Gibson

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What I learnt from starting a literary journal

As we near Foxglove’s first birthday, Elizabeth Gibson calls on young writers to persue their dreams

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Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Swamp Ophelia

Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album

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Poet of the week: Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson is the first of weekly published poets in The Mancunion

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Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Rites of Passage

Elizabeth Gibson celebrates Indigo Girls’ joyous, adventurous fourth album and their remarkable career

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How to get published in literary journals

Elizabeth Gibson gives us an insight into how to get your work accepted into literary journals and introduces her new magazine Foxglove Journal

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Books on new beginnings

Elizabeth Gibson recommends books to inspire and comfort, whether you are a newcomer to Manchester or a returning student

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Elizabeth Gibson meets Maggie Stiefvater

Elizabeth Gibson quizzes Young Adult superstar Maggie Stiefvater on art, mythology, books and bagpipes

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YA roundup – home and away

Elizabeth Gibson updates us on the thriving Young Adult books scene

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Graze vs EarlyBird

With subscription snackboxes becoming an ever-more lucrative industry, Elizabeth Gibson checks out two major players.

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Salford Crescent

A featured poem by Books Contributor Elizabeth Gibson (@Grizonne)

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Album: Shane Filan – Right Here

The Westlife singer’s solo album is firmly in the middle of the road

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Top 5 lesser-known books by popular authors

Elizabeth Gibson takes a look at five lesser-known novels by popular YA authors