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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

The backdrop to the reading by Malika Booker on Sunday the 8th of October was the International Anthony Burgess Institute, an old ...

Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

On Sunday the 6th of October, the Manchester Literature Festival welcomed Manchester’s very own activist and actress, Maxine Peake, to The Dancehouse; ...

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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

From the 6th of October, Manchester will once again be welcoming a selection of internationally acclaimed writers to its annual Manchester Literature ...

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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

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Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with

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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poet Malika Booker talks politics at the Manchester Literature Festival

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Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

“I think it’s almost impossible to write without being political” — Kit de Waal

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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

The Books Editor’s top picks from the forthcoming Manchester Literature Festival

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Review: Two Hundred Very Short Stories by Helen Keeling-Marston

This collection of quick reads provides an interesting commentary on the struggles of finding time for leisure reading

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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