We are a UNESCOCity of LiteratureManchester has been successful in its bid to join UNESCO’s worldwide Creative Cities network. Study Courses Discover Creative Writing courses at The University of Manchester. Our people Meet our teaching staff, a team of published and prize-winning writers. Why study here? Explore some of the opportunities available to you as a student at the Centre for New Writing. About What's new? Read the latest news and archived articles from the Centre for New Writing. Events See what's coming up in our 'Literature Live' reading series and download a brochure. Publications View recent novels and publications by our Creative Writing staff. Connect The Manchester Review We publish two issues per year, in spring and autumn. Read and submit to our online journal. Alumni Find out about a selection of successful authors who studied at the Centre of New Writing. E-Newsletter Sign up for news and event updates or give us your feedback and suggestions.