Fri, 07 Feb


Manchester Central Library

Manchester: An Evening with Rosie Garland and Friends

Celebrate LGBTQ History Month with the wonderful Rosie Garland and her favourite Manchester based LGBTQ performers, poets and authors!

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Manchester: An Evening with Rosie Garland and Friends

Time & Location

07 Feb 2020, 19:00 – 21:00

Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK

About the Event

 Novelist, poet and singer with post-punk band The March Violets, Rosie Garland has a passion for language nurtured by public libraries. Her work has appeared in Under the Radar, The North, Spelk, Rialto, Butcher’s Dog, Ellipsis, Mslexia & elsewhere. Debut novel, The Palace of Curiosities, was nominated for both The Desmond Elliott and Polari First Book Prize and Vixen was a Green Carnation Prize nominee. Latest novel The Night Brother is described by The Times as “a delight: playful and exuberant… with shades of Angela Carter.”

She is inaugural writer in residence at The John Rylands Library, Manchester, and in 2019 Val McDermid named her as one of the Top 10 LGBTQ writers in the UK today.

Joining Rosie will be...

  • Okechukwu Nzelu
  • Roma Havers
  • Afshan D’souza-Lodhi
  • Helen Darby

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