Author Bernadine Evaristo© Jon Parker Lee

  • Author Bernadine Evaristo

'Although a comparative newcomer to the scene, the Manchester Literature Festival is already in contention for Champions League status.' Anthony Gardner, Intelligent Life

'With walking tours aplenty and an interesting variety of venues, this festival makes use of the urban environment to marry words with place and mark itself out from the myriad literary events that have sprung up in recent years.' Guardian Guide

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