manchester poetry links

Per Verse - Manchester's acclaimed monthly open mic poetry night hosted by Conor A at The Briton's Protection, Gt Bridgewater St. Last Friday of the month from 8.00pm
The Ugly Tree - poetry 'zine issued 3 times a year with a mission to break down the boundaries between written & spoken verse
Manky Poets - Manchester's longest running poetry night MCed by copland smith. 3rd Friday of the month at Chorlton Library from 7.30pm
Manchester Poets - long standing poetry workshop run by Dave Tarrant. 1st Friday of the month at Chorlton Library from 7.30pm
Survivors' Poetry - run by and for survivors of the mental health system. Mondays from 2.00pm-4.00pm at Commonword, Mount St (entrance on Bootle St), Manchester
Monday Night Group - writers' group open to all. Mondays 7.30pm-9.30pm, Commonword, Mount St (entrance on Bootle St), Manchester
Womanswrite - women-only workshop. Tuesdays from 11.00am-1.00pm, Commonword, Mount St (entrance on Bootle St), Manchester
Poetry Evening - at The Q Inn, Market St, Stalybridge. First Saturday of the month from 8.00pm
Lamport Court - arts, poetry & prose magazine. Contact Flats 60 or 63, Lamport Ct, Manchester M1 7EG
Rain Dog - twice yearly poetry magazine particularly keen to receive submissions from women
Identity Black Writers - workshop for African, Caribbean, Asian and Chinese writers. Meets on a termly basis, Wednesdays 7.00pm-9.00pm at Commonword, Mount St (entrance on Bootle St), Manchester
Manchester Poetry Festival - information on this annual event
Write Out Loud - new night promoting performance poetry and original writing. Third Sunday of the month at Sweet Green Tavern, opposite Bolton railway station
Commonword - promoting and facilitating the writer's art
The Poetry Cubicle - recently established in Manchester and dedicated to making poetry more accessible

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