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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.

Many of our autumn 2016 events form part of the Manchester Literature Festival (7 - 23 October). Tickets can be booked via Quaytickets or the Martin Harris Centre box office (0161 275 8951).

Everyone is welcome to attend these events.

What's on

Eimear McBride The Lesser Bohemians

The autumn 2016 season includes Eimear McBride, The Lesser Bohemians (image: JMA Photography)