Authors Jonathan Coe and Nicholas Royle will be talking to each other about, and reading from, their work. The event will be followed by a book signing in the Great Hall.
Nicholas Royle is a senior lecturer in creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of five novels, including The Matter of the Heart, The Director’s Cut and Antwerp, and more than 100 short stories, some of which feature in his collection Mortality. He has edited 13 anthologies, including the Time Out Book of New York Short Stories and Darklands.
Jonathan Coe is the multi-award-winning author of eight novels, including The Rotters’ Club, which was adapted for BBC television in 2005, and the internationally acclaimed satire What a Carve Up! His 2004 biography of novelist B.S. Johnson won the Samuel Johnson prize. His latest book, published in 2010, is The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim.
Date: Tuesday 23rd November 2010
Start time: 7.00pm
Venue: The Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
Tickets: £5/£3.50 concession
Special offer for school and college groups: £2 per pupil/student with a free tickets for a teacher with every ten booked.
(price includes £1 book token for use at the special Blackwell’s bookstall on the night)
Book online at www.royalexchangetheatre.co.uk or contact the box office: 0161 833 9833
For further details about the Manchester Writing School, go to: www.mmu.ac.uk/writingschool
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