Jeanette Winterson Articles
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
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.
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