John McAuliffe will be taking part in the Bluedot Festival again this year. Bluedot is an award-winning festival of discovery at the grounds of a deep space observatory. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank, Bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science […]
LITERATURE LIVE: Vona Groarke and Adam Thorpe 6.30pm Monday 18 Apr 2016 Venue: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester Admission: £6 / £4 http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:tph-ii903x70-oue0bh/literature-live-vona-groarke-and-adam-thorpe
Manchester Literature Festival hosts an evening celebrating new books from two established talents of Irish writing with Kevin Barry & John McAuliffe. 7.00pm Monday, 12 October 2015 Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama Bridgeford Street, Manchester, M13 9PL Tickets £6/£4 Book on 0843 208 0500 Buy tickets online Kevin Barry’s short stories have won major prizes […]
Poets & Players: Poems read by Paul Muldoon and winners of the Poets & Players poetry competition; music by Minute Taker Saturday 30th May 2.30 – 4.00 pm Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER. This is a free event open to all and there’s no need to book. http://bit.ly/1FPlLKB
If you missed it, now’s your chance to view John McAuliffe read his poems at the Poets and Players event in Rylands Library, Manchester last weekend (25 April 2015).
The Way In – John McAuliffe published on 28 May 2015. John McAuliffe’s new book continues to explore a contemporary life whose domestic spaces and routines are lovingly itemized and reassembled: these poems tell stories and find images for ‘soul-making’ in the everyday world of sheds, swimming pools, concert halls, parks, ferry ports, galleries, protest marches, […]
Poets & Players Saturday 25th April, poems read by John McAuliffe, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Maria Isakova Bennett, with music by pupils from Chetham’s School of Music In the Historic Reading Room of the John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH. Free event.
Alan Gillis and Tom Pickard take part in the Literature Live series. Two writers come together for an evening of hard-hitting poetry imbued with the rhythms of everyday Britain. 6.00pm 17 October 2014 International Anthony Burgess Foundation The Engine House, Chorlton Mill 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester M1 5BY Book on 0843 208 0500 or Manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk Price: £6/£4 […]
Award-winning poet, Vona Groarke, (who teaches at the Centre for New Writing), launches her sixth poetry collection, X, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. X is a book of candour and poise: a groundbreaking publication from a writer hailed in Poetry Ireland Review as ‘among the best Irish poets writing today’. Jamie McKendrick has published six […]
Waterstones Deansgate present two of the most original voices in contemporary poetry — Conor O’Callaghan and Clare Shaw Venue: Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester Date: Friday 18th October Time: 1.00pm Tickets are free but booking is advised. Suitable for ages 14+. http://mlf.clusterup.com/events/conor-o-clare-shaw-313