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Centre for New Writing

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Events at the Centre for New Writing

The Centre for New Writing organises the 'Literature Live' reading series, bringing the best known contemporary writers from all over the world to Manchester to discuss and read from their work.

In the past, we've hosted an impressive line-up of literary luminaries including Martin Amis, Colm Tóibín, Will Self, Sarah Waters, John Banville, Hilary Mantel, Neil Gaiman, Paul Muldoon, Rose Tremain and Hanif Kureishi.

Our spring 2017 events are now on sale. Tickets can be booked via Quaytickets or the Martin Harris Centre box office (+44 (0) 161 275 8951).

Upcoming events

An Evening with Karl Ove Knausgaard

18:30 - 20:00 22 August 2017

Waterstones Deansgate is delighted to welcome Karl Ove Knausgaard to Manchester for the launch of hi..

Nigella Lawson in conversation with Jeanette Winterson- Part of Manchester Literature Festival

19:00 - 20 October 2017

'Our lives are formed by memories, and the focus of mine is the food I’ve cooked and the people I..

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