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“It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north

February 17, 2020 Comments Off on “It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north

I’ve long been fascinated with The Portico Library, which sits above the mildly rowdy Old Bank pub on Manchester’s Mosley Street.

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Review: Jessica Andrews and Helen Mort, Manchester Literature Festival, International Anthony Burgess Foundation

October 13, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Jessica Andrews and Helen Mort, Manchester Literature Festival, International Anthony Burgess Foundation

When I was a creative writing student, I was encouraged to ‘write what you know’.

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