Public Libraries in NW England support writers from the region by buying their books and inviting them in to events to meet readers.
This list below includes some writers with current fiction and poetry titles available
The Secret to Not Drowning
Gladys Mary Coles
Emma Jane Unsworth
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The North West contains a wonderful pot of writing talent who love to engage with groups, young and old, to spread their love of writing.
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From book readings, through discussion groups to performance – a good book gets the world talking.
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Thu 26 Jul 2018 6pm - 7.30pm at Manchester Central Library
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Librarians in the North West have pioneered partnership working to encourage new readers into libraries. Time To Read is a partnership of librarians engaged in reader development activity in public library authorities in the North West Region. 22 public library authorities in the region currently support Time To Read.
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