manchester literature festival
WHO: Andrew Motion, Paul Abbott, Roddy Doyle, Carol Ann Duffy, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jackie Kay, Galway Kinnell, Rose Tremain, Gerard Woodward. Comma, Route, Templar, Suitcase, Transmission and Matter…
WHAT: The Second Annual Manchester Literature Festival
WHEN: 4 October – 17 October
WHERE: John Rylands, Cornerhouse, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Central Library, Library Theatre, Manchester Museum, The Lowry, URBIS, Manchester Art Gallery,The Museum of Science & Industry, Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama, Cervantes Institute,The Green Room, Sweet Mandarin, St Ann’s Church, Friends Meeting House, Godlee Observatory, Heals, Contact Theatre, Indus 5, Matt & Phreds Jazz, The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club
WHY: To challenge “…the boundaries of what is traditionally understood to be…” literature and to “…promote internationalism, diversity and independence”.