Esmee Samsworth takes a look at the Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Year: Toxic, and what the choice says about 2018.
The Manchester Literature Festival hosted a discussion on the historic repeal of the Eight Amendment that happened in May last year.
As part of the Manchester Literature Festival, the Martin Harris Centre welcomed writers Sasha Dugdale and Nick Laird to read from their latest poetry collections
The Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel lives up to the hype, writes Sade Omeje
Books Editor, Gurnaik Johal, discusses the misogyny at the heart of the work of critically acclaimed writers like Hemingway, Nabokov and Naipaul.
Shaheena reviews Andre Aciman’s new novel, Enigma Variations after seeing him perform at the Manchester Literature Festival.
On the 27th October 2018, acclaimed poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died at the age of 70
Gurnaik Johal discusses Anna Burns’ novel Milkman, which has made her the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize
Shaheena Patel reviews James Baldwin: A Cabaret for Freedom at St John’s Church as part of 2018’s Manchester Literature Festival
Amy Hagan reviews Terrance Hayes’ ‘American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin’, after he performed at this year’s Manchester Literature Festival.
‘Sea Prayer’ is a short work about the Syrian Refugee Crisis accompanied by watercolour illustrations
Books editor Gurnaik Johal reviews Sjón’s latest work, Codex 1962, a sprawling work that catalogues every person born in Iceland from 1962 who has died since
Arts and Film editors, Bella Jewell and Aisha Al-Janabi, preview MACFest: a ground-breaking festival which will run from the 17th November to the 25th, created to celebrate Islamic culture
Devi Joshi reviews international bestselling novel, ‘Convenience Store Woman’, by Sayaka Murata in the Mancunion’s special #MisogynyIsHate issue.
Just a few weeks ago, the world’s leading climate scientists announced that mankind has just twelve years left to limit the irreversible impact of climate change on our planet. Sparking conversation across the globe, the news has, for most, awoken a desire for change. But in order to ignite this change, perhaps we should first […]
Gurnaik Johal reviews the Faber New Poets reading at The International Anthony Burgess Foundation as part of the 2018 Manchester Literature Festival
Bayley Cornfield reviews ‘A Celebration of Muriel Spark’ at this year’s Manchester Literature Festival after the centenary of her birth