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Jeanette Winterson at Manchester Literature Festival: Ghosts, AI, and conversations with the dead

Jeanette Winterson at Manchester Literature Festival: Ghosts, AI, and conversations with the dead

As part of the Manchester Literature Festival, Jeanette Winterson came to HOME cinema at the launch of her new book, Night Side of the River, to talk everything supernatural, ghostly, and technological
Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Whether you like fiction, non-fiction or something in between, Manchester has produced some incredible books. As hard as it is to narrow it to just five, this is a rounded look at some of the city’s literary landmarks

Manchester named UNESCO City of Literature

Manchester follows in the proud footsteps of Dublin, Baghdad, Barcelona and Reykjavik

At My Table: Nigella Lawson in conversation

We joined Nigella Lawson and Jeanette Winterson as they discussed the fundamental pleasures of food

Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’

University of Manchester and SU “create a hostile environment for free speech”

The University of Manchester has been rated as one of the worst Russell Group universities for free speech

‘From Gradgrind to Graphene’

The 2014 Foundation Day Lecture saw Professor Jeanette Winterson deliver a passionate talk about the radical history of Manchester

Celebrate Foundation Day through philanthropy

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Manchester, students are encouraged to be a part of the legacy of generosity at the university

Audrey Niffenegger and Jeanette Winterson discuss myths, wonder and the nature of time

Katie Myerscough spends an evening at the Martin Harris Centre listening to these two master storytellers

The Manchester Anthology

New writers make their mark in The Manchester Anthology

Manchester: a literary city?

If you thought the rainy city didn’t have much to offer in terms of literature, think again. Manchester has inspired generations of great writers and is now home to a vibrant literary scene.

Technology gained

As the worlds of dusty books and shiny screens collide, is the future of fiction lost? Twitter suggests not.

University Creative Writing professor profile: Jeanette Winterson

The Creative Writing Professor is proving a major draw for the University and its Centre for New Writing

Manchester’s award-winning Creative Writing professor

Manchester’s Jeanette Winterson wins Independent Booksellers Book Prize and is Stonewalls’ Writer of the Year