Venue Magazine said his most recent novel, Rules of the Road ‘… confirms Manson’s stature as a top drawer comic writer’. His first novel ‘Where’s My Money?’ (Tangent Books, 2008) was described by Arthur Smith as ‘full of brilliantly observed characters and consistently witty – and carries a poignant punch.’
Mike is an editor of the Bristol Review of Books, was chair of the judges of the 2010 Bristol Short Story Prize and is an organizer of Unputdownable: The Bristol Festival of Literature.
Riot!, Bristol Books, 2013
Rules of the Road, Tangent Books, 2011
Where's My Money?, Tangent Books, 2006
Awards and Residencies
Mike’s second novel was a finalist in the People’s Book Prize., 2012