Literature: The Manchester Connection Presents
- Sat 30 Mar 2019
- 1:30 pm
The Manchester Connection Presents a free poetry reading with Knives, Forks and Spoons Press.
Neil Campbell is a novelist, short story writer and poet. Born in Audenshaw he now lives in Stockport. Neil writes about his experiences working in zero hours jobs. ‘In The Gemini Cafe‘ features prose poems, sonnets and haiku.
Naomi Sumner Chan is a Manchester based playwright and performance poet and leads new writing company Brush Stroke Order. Her work explores questions relating to religion, freedom of speech, adoption, complex identity and belonging. She writes performance poetry for “instant gratification” as an antidote to the time it takes to produce a theatre play. Her new play ‘SAME SAME DIFFERENT‘ will tour April/May 2019.
Simon Rennie was born in Manchester and is Senior Lecturer in Victorian Poetry at the University of Exeter. He is the author of ‘Little Machines‘ (2009) and ‘Unless Otherwise Stated‘ (2011), both with Knives Forks and Spoons Press. Poet John Wedgewood Clarke praises ‘Adverse Camber ‘(2019) for its ‘careful excess’.
Free – no booking required.