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Introducing the University of Manchester’s UniSlam team 2017

Jake Piazza reviews The Creative Writing Society’s Slam on the 15th of November and introduces UniSlam and Manchester’s 2017 team

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Review: Louder Than Words Festival

Gurnaik Johal reviews November’s Louder Than Words Festival and gives insight into some of the most successful events

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The Society of Young Publishers

Danielle Kosky introduces The Society of Young Publishers and explains how you can get involved in their events

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The BBC’s #lovetoread campaign

James Blower introduces the BBC’s new scheme #lovetoread and encourages students to take up the challenge

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Preview: Louder Than Words Festival

Roma Havers previews Louder Than Words Festival and its events this weekend

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Review: Eimear McBride at The Manchester Literature Festival

Beth Woods reviews the Manchester Literary Festival talk with Eimear McBride concerning her new book The Lesser Bohemians

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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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Review: The Return of the Honey Buzzard

Hope Abbott reviews the new English translation of Aimée de Jongh’s graphic novel: The Return of the Honey Buzzard

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Review: The Book of Dhaka

Danielle Kosky reviews The Book of Dhaka, a new collection of short stories from Comma Press

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Review: Lemn Sissay at the 8th Black and Asian Writers Conference

Dale Edwards reviews Lemn Sissay’s performance at the 8th Black and Asian Conference on the 8th of October 2016 at Contact Theatre and his new book Gold From the Stone

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Top 5: Mancunian authors

Rhys Walker lists his favourite Mancunian authors

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Bob Dylan is awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Roma Havers celebrates the news of the new Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, and considers the state of mind of the contemporary literary scene