Oct: Leontia Flynn / Paul Callick, Dave Lim & Mick Rodden

Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER   Free Event, in partnership with the Manchester Literature Festival. No need to book

Leontia Flynn’s first book, These Days, won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and her second, Drives, was awarded the RooneyPrize for Irish Literature. Her latest collection, Profit and Loss, features a magnificent long poem written in the months leading up to the banking crisis and presidential election of October 2008. She is currently post-doctoral research fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University.

Paul Callick, Dave Lim and Mick Rodden played for Poets & Players in October 2009, and you can link to a you-tube video of their performance here.

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