The Burgess Foundation hosts the launch of the Manchester Anthology 2014, a new anthology comprised of work by 20 voices from the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing, on Wednesday 3 September. The book encompasses poetry, short stories and novel extracts – provided by competition entrants, prize winners and published authors – that showcase Manchester as a literary hotspot. Special guest on the night will be Centre for New Writing alumnus and author Chris Killen, who will read extracts from his second novel In Real Life, which is released in early 2015. He will accompanied by a selection of readers from the University’s Creative Writing MA course.

Wed 3 Sep, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, M1 5BY, Tel: 0161 235 0776, 7pm – 9pm, FREE,

Wed 3 Sep
Jonathon Butterworth
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