Monday 21 – Sunday 27 November, 2016
A week-long celebration of books and reading with people of all ages and from all walks of
The event will be celebrated in Glasgow libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces .
Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators will participate in an extensive programme with something for everyone.
Book Week Scotland Special, The Drygate, 85 Drygate Street, G4 0UT This months Sonnet Youth is a Book Week Scotland Special featuring; Scott Tyrrell Viv Gee Rowan McCabe Karen Jones Drew Taylor-Wilson Georgia Bartlett-McNeil – Poetry Adam Greig Megan Mccorquodale Hosted by Kevin P. Gilday – Writer & Spoken Word Artist & Cat Hepburn – […]
Welcome to West Dunbartonshire Libraries Book Week Scotland 2016 Events Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that is taking place this year from Monday 21 – Friday 25 November and West Dunbartonshire Libraries have an excellent line up of literary talent for you to enjoy. During Book Week, people of […]
CHRIS LESLIE TALKS ABOUT DISAPPEARING GLASGOW Mon 21st November, 6.30 – 7.30pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD Tickets £8 Book online Disappearing Glasgow is the culmination of a 7 year project by artist Chris Leslie to document the destruction of the Glasgow communities built to a modernist vision of the future in the […]
Badger and the Loch Mess Mystery Saturday 26th Nov 2016 • 11:00AM – 12:00PM • Mitchell Library Scotland’s famous monster meets the world’s most magical mutt. Children aged 5 – 11 years An Aye Write Event Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Tickets: £5 0141 353 8000 Buy tickets online Part of Book Wee […]
Glasgow Libraries welcomes authors James Oswald, Clare Mackintosh & Adam Hamdy Book Week Scotland: ‘Arresting Crime Thrillers.’ Join these three masters of the crime thriller for what promises to be a memorable evening of compelling stories. http://bit.ly/2ecwnbB £8 Buy tickets The Mitchell Theatre, The Mitchell Library, 6 Granville St, Glasgow G3 7DR More events […]
The Gutter Magazine Party | Liz Lochhead | Jen Hadfield | Pronto Mama | Kieran Hurley | & More TBA | FREE TICKETED EVENT Thurs 24th November. Stereo. Doors 8pm, Readings and music 9-midnight. Gutter 15 is out and Janice Galloway emailed to say that it was ‘Oustanding.’ We’re throwing our big annual Gutter party […]
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Part of Book Week Scotland celebrations: John Simpson, the BBC’s World Affairs Editor talks about his new book We Chose to Speak of War and Strife. In corners of the globe where fault-lines seethe into bloodshed and civil war, foreign correspondents have, for hundreds of years, been engaged in uncovering the […]
Author ES Thomson chats with publisher Adrian Searle (Freight Books) about the inspiration behind her Victorian medical thriller, Beloved Poison. Set in Edinburgh in 1846, Beloved Poison follows apothecary Jem Flockhart who makes a gruesome discovery in the gloomy chapel of St Saviour’s Infirmary. The story takes the reader from the bloody world of the […]
Featuring Chris Brookmyre with Creative Writing Students from City of Glasgow College Tuesday 22 November 2016 19:00 – 21:00 Students of HNC Professional Writing Skills at City of Glasgow College, the only full-time creative writing course in Scotland’s colleges, perform their prose and poetry, joined by our very special guest performer, the unique novelist Chris […]