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MANCHESTER: The Other Room

Date: Tuesday 21 February, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Price: Free
Venue address:
The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

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Tuesday 21st February, The Castle Hotel, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE. 7 PM start.

The Other Room returns with our first event of 2017, featuring Bryony Bates, Steven Hitchins and Amy McCauley. More details of all three performers below.

Bryony Bates lives in Manchester and mostly writes poetry. She was 2014/15 Writer in Residence for Archives+ at Manchester Central Library, and has been published in Sure Hope, Ladybeard Magazine, and Spoke: A New Queer Anthology from Dog Horn Press. She is a member of the writing collective Young Enigma, as well as Contact Theatre's Young Company.

Steven Hitchins' books include Bitch Dust (Boiled String, 2012), Real Radio (ctrl+alt+del, 2014), The White City (Aquifer, 2015) and Translating the Coal Forests (Singing Apple, 2015). He runs the Literary Pocket Book small press publishing contemporary experimental writing in miniature origami editions:

Amy McCauley lives in Manchester. Her current projects include: a book of poetry which re-imagines the Oedipus myth (Oedipa), a book of essays on language, violence and desire (Propositions) and a book of dialogues about Joan of Arc (CaNToS of JoaN). Amy works as poetry editor for New Welsh Review and is the recipient of a 2016 Northern Writers' Award for poetry. She occasionally writes under the pseudonym 'Kathy Groan.' You can find out more about her work at


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