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Top Five: Manchester libraries you must visit

Rhys Walker suggests five stunning libraries in Manchester that are definitely worth a visit

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Poet of the Week: Kayleigh Hicks

Kayleigh Hicks is Poet of the Week beginning 20th of February

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Three must read books from Orange 4

Farah Elhouni suggests three must-read novels found in Main Library, Near East Collection (Orange 4)

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Poet of the Week: Alle Bloom

Alle Bloom is third poet of the week with her fantastic poem Flowerbeds

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Top 5 comic books for complete beginners

Brocha Goode recommends five graphic novels and comic books for those who don’t like superheroes

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Poet of the Week: Damani Dennisur

Damani Dennisur is our poet of the week

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Manchester poets come an incredible third place in national Uni Slam contest

Kayleigh Hicks reviews the events of Uni-Slam 2017 and the University of Manchester’s team, where Manchester poets performed a piece about art dying and were ironically penalised for going over the time limit

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Hardy’s Well: a surface level re-reading

Elliot Mills muses on the existance of Hardy’s Well and Lemn Sissay’s wall poem

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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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Review: A Minger’s Tale by R. B. N. Bookmark

Ellie Welch reviews this recent book from a local Manchester writer

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Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Roma Havers joins forces with Manchester’s poetry community in response to the Manchester Evening News article ‘Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry’

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No end to Anthony Burgess

Elliot Mills argues the case for a place in the literary heritage of Manchester for Anthony Burgess, a man often left out of the narrative