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Manx Litfest 2020 - cancelled

POSTED: June 10, 2020 12:28:18 PM

The team at Manx Litfest regrets to announce that this year's festival has been cancelled in light of the Covid-19 restrictions.

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Lockdown Fiction sought from Isle of Man writers

POSTED: May 13, 2020 3:39:37 PM

Manx Litfest has teamed up with sponsor the ManSat Group to provide an opportunity for short story writers in the Isle of Man to create tales inspired by life during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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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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