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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.

Our spring 2016 events are now on sale. 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

John Irving and Louise O'Neill (spring 2016 events authors)

The spring 2016 season includes Jeanette Winterson in conversation with John Irving (1 February) and Louise O'Neill (22 February)