It isn’t often you get to speak to a wizard of words: Lemn Sissay MBE is just that. Born in
This month a series of free events by Manchester City Council are being held online to celebrate Black History Month.
Internationally renowned poet Olivia Gatwood will be performing her gut wrenching and life affirming poetry first-hand at The Dancehouse in Manchester.
The Bard of Salford John Cooper Clarke turns 70 today, and doesn’t look a day older than when he burst onto the scene over 40 years ago.
January 25 is Burns Night, the anniversary of the birth of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns, Scottish poet and revolutionary.
Books exploring magic, bereavement and landscape are among the fiction and nonfiction shortlisted for a £10,000 writing prize dubbed the ‘Booker of the North’.
In 1955, at the Six Gallery in San Francisco, Allen Ginsberg gave the first public reading of his epic poem Howl.
The 60th anniversary of Allen Ginsberg’s ground-breaking poem Howl is to be celebrated at The Wonder Inn in Manchester.
Manchester poet Mike Garry and music composer Joe Duddell, of Elbow and New Order fame, have teamed up to create St Anthony: And Ode to Anthony H Wilson, which is being released today.
Salford’s punk poet Jon Cooper-Clarke has set pen to paper to create a poem to celebrate the British coastline in collaboration with the National Trust.
Poet Lemn Sissay says he’s ‘won already’ in the Manchester University chancellorship election as he told MM how it feels to be the students’ favoured choice.