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The Cheshire Prize for Literature Awards Evening with guest speaker Livi Michael

4th July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Cheshire Prize for Literature Awards Evening is an annual event where the winners of this year’s competition are announced. We will also hear from guest speaker Livi Michael, British Fiction Writer, who was born in Cheshire. She has written 20 novels for adults, young adults and children, many of which have won or been shortlisted for awards. Her most recent novel, Reservoir, was published in March 2023 by Salt. Her play, Singers Not Sinners was performed in Oldham in 2022.

Her short stories have been published in various places including Granta, The Lonely Crowd and the Manchester Review, and have been long listed for the BBC National Short Story Award. She has judged several short story competitions including, the Arc Short Story Competition, the National Writing Competition Botswana 2007, the National Writing Competition You Can Foster 2017, and The Manchester Fiction Prize 2019. She runs a podcast series Small Pleasures, about the short story with the Francophone writer and translator Sonya Moor. She has taught creative writing in various universities and for the Arvon foundation and was Programme Leader of the MA in Publishing at Manchester Metropolitan University.

A complimentary drink will be provided on arrival. All are welcome.

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4th July
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Livi Michael


University of Chester
Queen's Park Campus, Queen's Park Road
Chester, Cheshire CH4 7AD United Kingdom
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