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Antony Dunn

Read Regional Poetry workshop and readings with Antony Dunn

Tue 1 May 2018 6.30pm - 8pm Marple Library

Join us for an Exploring Poetry sessions, where you can read and discuss contemporary poetry in a friendly environment. Exploring Poetry is for anyone who wants to find out more about contemporary poetry, how to read it and which poets to look out for.

pitt street

From Pitt Street to Granby – Book Launch with Professor Mike Boyle, Tony Wailey and Madeline Heneghan

Tue 8 May 2018 6.30pm Toxteth Library

Join Professor Mike Boyle, director of the ‘Go Higher’ programme at Liverpool University, writer and historian Tony Wailey and Madeline Heneghan, Co-Director of Writing on the Wall for the launch of From Pitt Street to Granby.

Art Deco Wordpool

G & Tea : An evening with some of your favourite authors from the world of Romantic Fiction…

Tue 15 May 2018 6.30pm - 9.30pm Blackpool Central Library

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Shami Charkrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti - Of Women

Thu 17 May 2018 4pm Toxteth Library

In Of Women, Shami Chakrabarti argues that gender injustice is arguably the greatest human rights abuse on the planet.

working class writers

Let’s Talk About Class – Working Class Writers Finding A Voice

Thu 17 May 2018 7pm Toxteth Library

“What’s life like, even today, if you’re a writer from the other side of the tracks?” asks international bestseller Kit de Waal. Join our talented panel of writers, Kit de Waal, Catherine O’Flynn, James Rice.

cartoon history

A Cartoon History of Here

Thu 17 May 2018 7pm - 8.30pm Pendleton Library

Comedy, cartoonery, poetry and improv created by tonight's audience with Yorkshire poet, broadcaster and comedian Ian McMillan and Cartoonist of the Year Tony Husband.

Jenn Ashworth

Jenn Ashworth introduces Fell

Mon 21 May 2018 6pm Ingleton Library

Fell is a novel about healing and hope set in Grange-over-Sands in the early 1960s. It tells two entwined stories. In 1963 Jack, his wife Netty and their young daughter Annette meet a charismatic and mysterious stranger while on a day out at the lido.


Pulp Idol Novel Writing Competition Final 2018

Tue 29 May 2018 7pm Toxteth Library

Announcing Pulp Idol guest judges representing two of the largest literary agencies in the UK: Laura Williams (Peters, Fraser and Dunlop) and Lucy Morris (Curtis Brown).

North West Libraries

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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