Five questions for Ivan Wadeson, executive of Manchester City of Literature

Five questions for Ivan Wadeson, executive of Manchester City of Literature

Ivan Wadeson, the executive director of Manchester City of Literature, talks to The Bookseller about the work of the organisation and his role within it.


What is Manchester City of Literature and what is the background to it being set up?

Manchester was designated a UNESCO City Of Literature in 2017. It joined a network of 27 other Cities of Literature at the time as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The cities who make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level ...

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