Walter Mosley author of Litte Green standing in front of Cornerhouse

Poet Simon Armitage at the Manchester cathedral during the 2014 festival

Audience at Lemn Sissay's I have  dream event

Sarah Waters in conversation with Rachel Cooke

Author Sheila Hancock in conversation

MLF Volunteers smiling at a table

performance poet Kate Tempest at the 2014 Festival

RT @NewWritingNorth: See @matthaig1 @mj_hyland and @karimaFrancis talk about creativity and mental health. #Manchester, 9 April…


In the meantime, we encourage everyone to read more #PoliteLiterature and yes, more #RudeLiterature too @ThePortico


Fantastic lunch & meeting with the fine folk at Manchester's wonderful @ThePortico. Looking forward to doing more events there in October...


Great meeting with @ContactMcr to discuss plans for this year's Festival. Lots of exciting things planned for fans of live lit / spoken word


RT @mark_haddon: @Grizonne @McrLitFest Thank you. I remember your write-up at the time. Very kind.