We are so proud to present this special series of personal essays by Mancunian and Manchester-based writers published in partnership with Manchester International Festival (MIF).
FUTURE HOPE: Stories of the 192
"A woman in front of me clutches flowers, she’s chatting into a phone and changing in Stockport for Stepping Hill. Her mum is coming out of hospital today. I watch two women in their twenties embrace at a bus stop. Their arms intertwined. They look like hope, personified."