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A day in the life of… Dean Moriarty

Bill Knowles decides to kick off our frankly moronic new running feature, attempting to live out a single day as a literary character. He chose…

Review: Canal Street Gothic. 2 stars.

With a delightfully flamboyant and glamorous reputation, Canal Street is the beating heart of Manchester’s gay scene. The rich and often complex history of Canal…

Book Club

This week, Steve Jones talks to Georgia Haire, a 3rd year History student who is preparing for winter by immersing herself in the doom and…

Manchester Literature Festival- Face 2 Face with Heidi Thomas

Thomas is an award winning script writer for both television and stage.

Manchester Literature Festival- Grimm Reading

In a back room at Manchester’s Cornerhouse, a small audience was joined by a panel of three authors who have all won awards in the field of horror fiction.

Manchester Literature Festival- Magma Poetry

Two very different poets introduced Magma to the Manchester Literature Festival, giving the audience an extraordinary display of the talent and skill, which lines the…

Manchester Literature Festival- Face 2 Face with Heidi Thomas

Thomas is an award winning script writer for both television and stage. She has done a prolific amount of screen writing based on book adaptations…

Manchester Literature Festival 2010- Bewilderbliss and Corridor 8

Both magazines are sold in Cornerhouse; to contact the magazines visit www.corridor8.co.uk and www.bewilderbliss.com.

Victorian Vampire Slayers- Dracula

The novel is brimming with taboo images of the sexually repressed Victorian period.

Deadly Seducers- Dead Until Dark

To add to the stress of a human-vampire relationship and the perils that befall it, there is a murderer on the loose and his pattern is “fang-bangers”

18th Century Gothic Horror- The Castle of Otranto

Everything you would expect to find in an early piece of Gothic writing is there

Zombies Ravage Hertfordshire- Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

A blend of comedy, romance, thrilling swordfights and contemporary horror