Manchester Book Market Line-up Announced!

23rd June 2010

The line-up for the ever-popular Manchester Book Market has been announced.

The market will be open on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th June, 10am-5pm, St Ann’s Square, Manchester.

There’ll be live readings each day from 12pm – 5pm. Both days are compèred by the incomparable Gerry Potter (nee Chloe Poems).

Full line-up:

FRIDAY

12-1.30pm
Julian Daniel, Mike Duff, Dinesh Allirajah, Rameeza Mehmud, Paul Sutherland, Tim Lees, Amanda Milligan, Nick Murgatroyd

2pm-3.30pm
Dominic Berry, Rosie Garland (aka Rosie Lugosi), Jackie Hagan, Helen Thomas, Sabeen Hussein, John G Hall, Linda Chase, Alice Lenkiewicz, Gerry Potter

4pm-5pm
Muli Amaye, Zoe Lambert, Chinyere Nwakanma, Kim Wiltshire, Helen Clare

SATURDAY

12-1.30pm
Penultimate - Ali Gadema (aka Frisko Dan), Ben Mellor, Martin Stannage (aka Visceral), Niven Ganner and Samira Arhin-Acquaah (aka Lucidity), Nicholas Royle, Gift Nyoni, Akiel Chinelo, Zahid Hussein

2pm-3.30pm
Marvin Cheeseman, Ed Kangai, Eleanor Rees, Nabila Suriya, Edmund Prestwich, Conor Aylwood, Conrad Williams, Polly Atkin, Fergus Evans

4pm-5pm
Chris Jam, Annie Clarkson, Sian Cummins, Alicia Stubbersfield, Steph Pike.

Publishers represented include:

Carcanet, Comma, Crocus, Dreamcatcher, Flapjack, Flax, Dewi Lewis, Nightjar, Route Publishing, Smokestack Books, Satchel/Suitcase, Thanatos Books, Tindal Street, TTA (Interzone magazine), Bewilderbliss, and Inpress Books (which features over 50 independents including Bloodaxe, Flambard, and many others).

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