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Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

When I first found out short story writer George Saunders, who’s famous for creating futuristic dystopias, had written a ghost story about Abraham ...

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Review: An Evening with Beth Underdown

The example of Manchester’s own Beth Underdown should bring hope to any aspiring authors who face the forbidding prospect of moving back ...

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Review: One Mic Stand

One Mic Stand is a night run by Young Identity (a spoken word collective formed in Manchester in 2006 by Shirley May ...

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Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 1
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Review: An Evening with Beth Underdown

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 2
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Review: One Mic Stand

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 3
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Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Gurnaik Johal reviews George Saunders’ first novel Lincoln in the Bardo

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Review: An Evening with Beth Underdown

Thomas Lee reviews the book launch of Beth Underdown’s new novel The Witchfinder’s Sister

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Review: One Mic Stand

Alle Bloom reviews the One Mic Stand slam poetry event from the 3rd of March

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One Mic Stand

Roma Havers’ previews the University of Manchester’s closest Slam poetry night at the Contact Theatre, at 7pm on the 3rd March 2017

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Northern Lights Writer’s Conference

Roma Havers discusses the upcoming Writing Conference in Sale

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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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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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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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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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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