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Square Cuts, Flax001

These are stories of people who want to live forever, unpack the contents of their lives, or simply rub along with one another. From acerbic to hushed, intense to curious, the people in this anthology will haunt you. The places they occupy are illuminated by both their actions and indecisions. Featuring some of the best…

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Flax

Over the the past few years Litfest’s Flax imprint has published some fantastic writers from the North West. We will be putting a range of fabulous ebooks, videos and audio pieces back on display in the very near future.

Midland Hotel

Information about The Midland Hotel by Sarah Hall. Out of print.

A Discoverie of Witches

Blake Morrison’s A Discoverie of Witches is a limited edition clothbound hardcover book with just one hundred copies produced. Lancaster Assizes, 1612. Ten people from Pendle in Lancashire were hanged, pronounced guilty of the crime of witchcraft. The poems in this collection give voice to characters involved in the trials: from the accused to the accusers, from…

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The Sea Swallow

Information about The Sea Swallow by Gareth Thompson

Malkin Child

Information about Malkin Child by Livi Michael