Book Launch: John Darwin & Dominic Berry

  • DATE

    1 November 2022

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




    Manchester Central Library
    St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD

Flapjack Press presents new poetry from two of Manchester’s finest, John Darwin and Dominic Berry.

Tuesday 1st November, 6pm at Manchester Central Library – free entry.

Join John Darwin (Gtr Manchester Fringe Festival Best Spoken Word Performer 2021) and Dominic Berry (2 x Saboteur Awards’ Best Spoken Word Performer & Glastonbury Festival Poet in Residence) for a special evening celebrating their new collections, ‘Ultrasilence’ and ‘Yes Life’.

Author performances, Q&A & book signing.
Content warning: adult themes & language

In ‘Ultrasilence’, travel with John from the provincial peccadilloes of Prestwich to coffee houses and bars by the Bosporus in İstanbul, as he explores life’s three stages of arriving, staying for a bit, and then leaving.
“Leaves us drunk on its honesty and thirsty for more.” Tony Walsh

In ‘Yes Life’, join Dom as he charts a journey from challenging times to friendship and joy, to euphoric excitement and blissful rest, moving music in grin-packed pubs, fantastic festivals and sublime seaside solitude.
“A love letter to the many ways in which we get to see the world.” Desree

‘Ultrasilence’ and ‘Yes Life’ are both published this October by Flapjack Press.