Books

More Sawn Off Tales

Manchester is fertile ground for the recent trend of flash-fiction writers with nights and groups spread all across the city. Indeed, David Gaffney will be a familiar name to many on the scene. 2006’s Sawn-Off Tales was his first collection of stories, and gave us tales exactly 150 words long. His latest collection More Sawn-Off Tales reprises this format …

Canal Street Gothic

It is surprising to me of how comparatively few gay writers there are either from, or based in Manchester. As somewhere with a large creative outlet for the LGBT scene, it is surprises me that there is hardly any literature focusing on Manchester’s LGBT scene. Enter Canal Street Gothic from Manchester Evening News reporter David …