Literature: The Mechanics’ Institute Review – Readings
- Fri 12 Jan 2018
- 7:00 pm
Readers will include Jenn Ashworth, Dane Buckley, Ellen Hardy, Sarah Hegarty, Ruth Ivo, James Mitchell, Reshma Ruia and Leila Segal.
Now in its 14th year, The Mechanics’ champions the short story as an art form, promoting inclusivity and opportunity while publishing new work of the highest possible standard. Each issue features established writers as well as emerging talent, with over 40 guest authors to date, from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Evie Wyld via Zoe Gilbert, Jackie Kay, Rose Tremain and David Foster Wallace, to name but a prize-winning few.
Thanks to funding from Arts Council England, The Mechanics’ has gone national, widening its reach to find and develop talent from throughout the country.
“Beautifully crafted tales of not fitting in and yearning for the other. Brilliant.” – Kit de Waal