Readers and writers in Manchester should make the time to see this: Rodge Glass and Anneliese Mackintosh are great readers, and Freight are a brilliant publisher. Should be a smasher.

Bad Language

Bad Language in collaboration with Freight Books are proud to present Rodge Glass who will be launching his collection of short stories, ‘LoveSexTravelMusik’ at the Bakerie Tasting Store in the heart of the Northern Quarter, on May 9th.


Rodge Glass is the author of the crticially acclaimed Manchester United focussed novel, ‘Bring Me the Head of Ryan Giggs’ which The Guardian called, “an intriguing look at football’s strange, quasi-religious hold over the men who contort their faces in anguish and ecstasy every Saturday afternoon.”


His latest collection examines the EasyJet generation, and has been longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award. Traveller Magazine called it, “Beautiful, profound, sometimes heartbreaking, this literary triumph shows the levelling impact of low-cost travel, from the lads’ weekend in Eastern Europe that spirals out of control to the middle-aged woman considering local love options in Tunisia.”


He will launch…

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