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:


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

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

Muli Amaye, Zoe Lambert, Chinyere Nwakanma, Kim Wiltshire, Helen Clare


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

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

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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