Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Manchester Literature Festival loves poetry - programme for 2013 is packed with treats for poets and readers
Tickets for the 2013 festival have been booking especially
briskly this year. Here's an update on what events are now fully booked:
Neil Gaiman The Palace of
Curiosities A Highland Romance
Poetry Performance The Little Red Hen Graphic Novelists Poetry &
Medicine Workshop A Celebration of
Barbara Pym Eoin Colfer The Manchester Man
Walking Tour The Great Gatsby
Uncovered Northern Classics
Literary Coach Tour Owen Sheers Malorie Blackman
Several other events are very close to selling out at time of writing, so
prompt booking is advised. We may be releasing additional tickets closer
to the time for a few events. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to ensure
you stay up to date on ticketing.
We've also gotten to know Festival team members Liz Postlethwaite
and Jane Mathieson,
and published a full recap of our fantastic Jo Nesbo event on
13 October. During the festival, we'll be publishing regular reviews of
MLF events from our team of volunteer bloggers and young digital
reporters, so visiting our blog is a great way to keep up with what's
been happening during #MLF13. Happy reading.
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