Past events

Greater Manchester Festival of Libraries 2022

15 - 17 June 2022

15-19 June 2022 sees the return of Manchester UNESCO City of Literature’s Festival of Libraries....

Trans Healthcare: Possible Futures

17:00 - 19:00 7 June 2022

A roundtable discussion exploring the possible futures of trans healthcare provision in the UK Abou...

Blackwell's: Rebecca Zahabi in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

17:30 - 19:30 9 May 2022

Join us for the official launch of Rebecca Zahabi new novel THE COLLARBOUND About this event We're...

Songs We Learn from Trees: Ethiopian Amharic Poetry in English

17:30 - 19:00 7 May 2022

Ethiopian poets celebrate Songs We Learn from Trees (Carcanet, 2020), the first anthology of Amharic...

A Writing Workshop With Juliet Jacques

17:00 - 19:00 29 April 2022

A writing workshop for trans, non-binary and GNC writers. This event accompanies Trans Healthcare:...

Norman Erikson Pasaribu in conversation with Will Harris

11:30 - 13:00 27 April 2022

International Booker Prize long-lister Norman Erikson Pasaribu will be in conversation with the poet...

Trans Healthcare: Past, Present & What Might Have Been

17:00 - 19:00 26 April 2022

Part of a broader project on trans healthcare and creativity, this event will explore the past, pres...

Literature Live: Beth Underdown and JR Thorp

17:30 - 19:00 25 April 2022

Join us for the latest in the Literature Live series, presented by the Centre for New Writing. This...

Douglas Stuart in Conversation with Jackie Kay - Manchester Literature Festival

19 April - 17 August 2022

Manchester Literature Festival is excited to welcome Douglas Stuart, Booker Prize-winning author of...

Literature Live: Nat Ogle, Gurnaik Johal and Saba Sams

17:30 - 19:00 28 March 2022

UPDATE: Saba Sams and Luke Brown will no longer be at this event due to testing positive for COVID....