After sitting down with Toreh O’Garro and Roma Havers, two members of the Young Identity creative group, it became apparent how busy, how active, and how present the collective is in and around Manchester. With showcases running throughout the year and performances commissioned and hosted regularly, the young creatives seem to always be immersed in […]
Urussa Malik review’s the Creative Writing Society’s ‘Too Shy: Open Mic’ event at Chapter One Books in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
Manchester follows in the proud footsteps of Dublin, Baghdad, Barcelona and Reykjavik
Poetry double bill as rising stars Hollie McNish and Jackie Hagan perform at Manchester Literature Festival
As we near Foxglove’s first birthday, Elizabeth Gibson calls on young writers to persue their dreams
You’re always there but never quite here. Letters flow through your veins as you breath rhetoric; your heart an amalgam of emojis I sit… waiting… watching… … anticipating the response… My solitude satiated with interaction, I’m no longer sure if I am ever alone. And I wonder… what makes you different from the other skeletons […]
Featured prose: Joely Thomas writes a moving short story set in the southern Gaza strip
A short story about the events that ensue after a near-death experience
Ellie Martin talks to Young Identity and the work they do for the creative spirit in Manchester
Sade Omeje interviews Isaiah Hull, a Manchester-based poet and performer, whose debut collection of poetry, ‘Nosebleeds’, is out now.
Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester to celebrate the relationship between music and writing
‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’
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A featured poem by Books Contributor Elizabeth Gibson (@Grizonne)
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