Amy Hagan reviews Terrance Hayes’ ‘American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin’, after he performed at this year’s Manchester Literature Festival.
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
Gurnaik Johal reviews the Faber New Poets reading at The International Anthony Burgess Foundation as part of the 2018 Manchester Literature Festival
Shaheena Patel reviews James Baldwin: A Cabaret for Freedom at St John’s Church as part of 2018’s Manchester Literature Festival
Frank Radcliffe-Adams reviews ‘Hold’ a debut novel written by Michael Donkor, an Observer New Face for Fiction 2018, and published by 4th Estate
A few events around Manchester for literature lovers, this November
Poetry double bill as rising stars Hollie McNish and Jackie Hagan perform at Manchester Literature Festival
‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’
The Manchester Literature Festival hosted a discussion on the historic repeal of the Eight Amendment that happened in May last year.
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
Shaheena reviews Andre Aciman’s new novel, Enigma Variations after seeing him perform at the Manchester Literature Festival.
Bayley Cornfield reviews ‘A Celebration of Muriel Spark’ at this year’s Manchester Literature Festival after the centenary of her birth
Daisy Lester shares her thoughts on the chat show host’s appearance at the Manchester Literature Festival, discussing his new book, The Keeper
Gurnaik Johal picks out highlights from the upcoming Manchester Literature Festival and looks ahead to an exciting season of literary events