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'Anthology' launches Manchester’s creative new writing talent

03 Sep 2014

At 7pm, Wednesday 3 September 2014, Manchester’s new writing talent will gather at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, to celebrate and read from a new anthology of their work

Anthology cover

This event marks the launch of a brand-new collection bringing together the exciting and varied work of 20 voices from the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing MA course. 

Featuring poetry, short stories and novel extracts, and including published authors, prize-winners and competition shortlistees, this event showcases the melting pot of international talent that is The Manchester Anthology.

As well as a selection of readings from students on the MA Creative Writing course, there will be a special guest appearance by critically acclaimed Centre for New Writing alumnus Chris Killen, who will read from his upcoming second novel, In Real Life, out Spring 2015 on Canongate.

Copies of the anthology may be purchased from Blackwells and Waterstones. 

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