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Manchester Indie Book Fair

  • International Anthony Burgess Foundation 3 Cambridge Street Manchester, England, M1 5BZ United Kingdom (map)

Manchester Indie Book Fair returns with a range of indie presses and zines - come browse, buy, booze and boogie to music from Invisible DJs.


Manchester Indie Book Fair returns in September after a hugely successful outing back in February.The book fair is organised by independent publisher Dostoyevsky Wannabe in association with the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and will feature a range of indie presses and zines from Manchester and beyond.Already confirmed are: Comma, Dostoyevsky Wannabe, Carcanet, Confingo, Nightjar, Saraband, Knives, Forks and Spoons, Dodo Ink, Death of Workers Building Skyscrapers (all Manchester), Gordian Projects, And Other Stories, Longbarrow (Sheffield), Blue Moose (Hebden Bridge), Gold Flake Paint and Spam Zine (Glasgow), with more presses to be added in the run up to the event.The fair runs from 12pm—6pm and is free entry. You can reserve a ticket on this page to let us know you're coming. As always, Dostoyevsky Wannabe’s indie book fairs are a relaxed affair (no readings to stay quiet for, no spoons tapping against wine glasses) so come down and browse ‘n’ buy some books, grab a coffee or a beer, chat to the presses, stick around, buy some more books, chat to each other, have another drink, make an afternoon of it.Book browsing music this time comes from Dostoyevsky Wannabe’s Invisible DJs with assistance from Spam Zine playing invisible music, not to mention the very real and very visible Ailsa McLaggan of the Living Room Dance Club playing vinyl.