Literature Live: Frances Leviston and Kirsty Logan
|Starts:||19:30 23 Mar 2020|
|Ends:||20:45 23 Mar 2020|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
Frances Leviston is the author of two collections of poetry: Public Dream, shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Jerwood-Aldeburgh First Collection Prize; and Disinformation, shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. In 2015 she was shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Award. She lives in Durham and is a lecturer in creative writing at The University of Manchester. This event launches her first collection of stories, The Voice in My Ear (Cape).
Kirsty Logan is the author of the novels The Gracekeepers and The Gloaming, the short story collections A Portable Shelter and The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales, the flash fiction chapbook The Psychology of Animals Swallowed Alive, and the short memoir The Old Asylum in the Woods at the Edge of the Town Where I Grew Up. Her books have won the LAMBDA Literary Award, the Polari First Book Prize, the Saboteur Award, the Scott Prize and the Gavin Wallace Fellowship, and have been selected for the BBC Radio 2 Book Club and the Waterstones Book Club. Her short fiction and poetry has been recorded for radio and podcasts, exhibited in galleries and distributed from a vintage Wurlitzer cigarette machine. She lives in Glasgow with her wife and their rescue dog.
Presented in partnership with Creative Manchester.
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John Thaw Studio Theatre
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama