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Summer in the City: Centre for New Writing Events.

10 Jul 2008

FREE readings by Creative Writing students and writers-in-residence.

18 July, 1pm: MA in Creative Writing students, Manchester Central Library

A chance to hear from the Centre's fiction and poetry-writing MA students before the world at large catches on, at this end-of-year showcase.

23 July, 1pm: Ian McGuire and Michael Symmons Roberts, Manchester Central Library

Centre co-director Ian McGuire published his contemporary campus tale 'Incredible Bodies' in 2006, and is currently putting the finishing touches to his second novel. Whitbread Poetry Award-winner and fiction-writer Michael Symmons Roberts' second novel, 'Breath', and new poetry collection 'The Half-healed' are both published this year.

Both events are FREE - just turn up at the Central Library at 1 pm.