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Live Review: Niall Horan

Live Review: Niall Horan

One ex-boyband member finds his own Direction in an upbeat, folksy gig that promises a bright future

Live Review: Gabrielle Aplin

Elizabeth Gibson reviews Gabrielle Aplin in a unique setting: Manchester Cathedral

Live: The ‘Honey G’ Show

Elizabeth Gibson reviews the controversial X Factor rapper’s first ever headline gig

Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Swamp Ophelia

Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album

What I learnt from starting a literary journal

As we near Foxglove’s first birthday, Elizabeth Gibson calls on young writers to persue their dreams

Poet of the week: Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson is the first of weekly published poets in The Mancunion

Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Rites of Passage

Elizabeth Gibson celebrates Indigo Girls’ joyous, adventurous fourth album and their remarkable career

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

Books on new beginnings

Elizabeth Gibson recommends books to inspire and comfort, whether you are a newcomer to Manchester or a returning student

Elizabeth Gibson meets Maggie Stiefvater

Elizabeth Gibson quizzes Young Adult superstar Maggie Stiefvater on art, mythology, books and bagpipes

YA roundup – home and away

Elizabeth Gibson updates us on the thriving Young Adult books scene

Graze vs EarlyBird

With subscription snackboxes becoming an ever-more lucrative industry, Elizabeth Gibson checks out two major players.

Salford Crescent

A featured poem by Books Contributor Elizabeth Gibson (@Grizonne)

Top 5 lesser-known books by popular authors

Elizabeth Gibson takes a look at five lesser-known novels by popular YA authors

Album: Shane Filan – Right Here

The Westlife singer’s solo album is firmly in the middle of the road

Top 5: Books about siblings

Elizabeth Gibson picks her top 5 books which explore the relationships of siblings: the love, the hate and the feelings in-between

The future’s bright for Young Adult novels

Elizabeth Gibson gives an insight into Young Adult literature in her four YA novel reviews

Taking the plunge – from Wigan to Beijing

Fancy heading halfway across the world? Elizabeth Gibson did just that in her first semester at university, and had the time of her life

Album: Meghan Trainor – Title

The ‘All About That Bass’ hitmaker impresses with a well-crafted debut

Top 5 Songs… you can “feel” without understanding the lyrics

Elizabeth Gibson shares her foreign language Top 5