manchester poetry Articles

Mancunian Ways for Mancunion readers

Mancunian Ways for Mancunion readers

Deputy Books Editor Aileen Loftus reviews Mancunian Ways, a poetry anthology featuring work from a range of Manchester based poets, including Lemn Sissay and Jackie Hagan.
Art in Mancunia: William McCullion/Tilda James

Art in Mancunia: William McCullion/Tilda James

Daisy Culver looks at the confessional poetry of William McCullion- nom de plume Tilda James- which explores the body, gender, mental health and Manchester
Interview: Isaiah Hull

Interview: Isaiah Hull

Sade Omeje interviews Isaiah Hull, a Manchester-based poet and performer, whose debut collection of poetry, ‘Nosebleeds’, is out now.
Artefact of the Week: Hardy’s Well

Artefact of the Week: Hardy’s Well

Bella Jewell delves deeper into the history and significance of Hardy’s Well: the soon-to-be lost home to Lemn Sissay’s first Landmark Poem, and the hub of a community

Hardy’s Well: a surface level re-reading

Elliot Mills muses on the existance of Hardy’s Well and Lemn Sissay’s wall poem

Review: Still Howling

Roma Havers reviews the unique celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first reading of Allen Ginsberg’s Howl

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