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Olive Lamming Writing Prize 2019 - winners announced!

POSTED: September 30, 2019 2:19:00 PM

The winners of the relaunched Olive Lamming Writing Prize were announced on the final day of Manx Litfest 2019, as part of the Short Story Slam.

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Manx Litfest 2019 gets underway!

POSTED: September 24, 2019 3:29:00 PM

Manx Litfest 2019 gets underway this evening (Tuesday), with six days of events celebrating everything to do with the written - and spoken - word.

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Olive Lamming Writing Prize - shortlisted poems and short stories announced!

POSTED: September 18, 2019 4:34:40 PM

We are proud to reveal the titles and authors of the shortlisted poems and short stories in the Olive Lamming Writing Prize 2019. . .

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Author and screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce to headline Manx Litfest 2019

POSTED: August 30, 2019 3:34:00 PM
The countdown to Manx Litfest 2019 is underway, with acclaimed children's author and screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce headlining the 8th annual festival which starts on Tuesday, September 24th.
The six-day event will see visiting and local authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers entertain audiences at 22 events, including the return of long-time favourites such as the Poetry Slam, Book Fanatics' Quiz Night, Writers' Day and Short Story Slam.
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Author Jim Crace visits Isle of Man

POSTED: October 28, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Acclaimed author Jim Crace, twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, is coming to the Isle of Man for two events in November.

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Estera joins Manx Litfest as sponsor of Schools' Day

POSTED: September 28, 2018 2:26:00 AM

Since day one, inspiring youngsters to read more and to write more has been at the heart of what Manx Litfest is all about.

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Manx Litfest 2018 is underway!

POSTED: September 25, 2018 2:03:00 PM

And we're off. . . ! Manx Litfest 2018 gets underway this evening, with two events - Introduction to Bibliotherapy at Conrod's coffee shop in Ramsey (6.

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR WRITERS AT MANX LITFEST 2018

POSTED: September 23, 2018 7:31:00 PM

One of the key elements of each Manx Litfest is providing opportunities for writers, illustrators and storytellers to learn more about their craft and to challenge themselves against other writers...

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AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR CHRIS RIDDELL HEADLINE TO MANX LITFEST 2018

POSTED: July 27, 2018 2:45:00 PM

Author & illustrator Chris Riddell, creator of the Ottoline and Goth Girl series, is coming to Manx Litfest 2018 for three events over the space of two days.

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FRANKENSTEIN COMES TO LITFEST 2018!

POSTED: April 8, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Renowned storyteller Ben Haggarty is bringing his retelling of Frankenstein to the Gaiety Theatre.

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