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Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2016

aye write gbook festGlasgow’s Book Festival 10 – 20 March, 2016.

Wee Write!, Glasgow’s Book Festival for Children and Young People, runs from February 29 to March 5, 2016. 

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Aye Write! Scottish Poetry Legends at National Library of Scotland Kelvinhall, 15 March, 2017

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National Library of Scotland, Kelvinhall International Sports Arena, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW   6.30 p.m. Wednesday 15 March, 2017 Free event Professor Alan Riach from Glasgow University will present a personal selection from their archive of Scottish Poets on film which includes Liz Lochhead from the 1980s, Hugh MacDiarmid, even Maya Angelou on Burns. […]

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Aye Write: Peter Hook, Substance, 6th October, 2016

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6th Oct 2016  •  6:30PM – 7:30PM  •  Mitchell Theatre Peter Hook, founding member of Joy Division and New Order talks about his new book Substance: Inside New Order Peter Hook, founding member of Joy Division and New Order talks about his new book Substance: Inside New Order.  The book is  a no-holds-barred, comprehensive account […]

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Wee Write at the Bandstand, 9 July, 2016

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  Wee Write! is bringing even more great literary talent to Glasgow with outdoor sessions at the Kelvingrove Bandstand on Saturday 9 July. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy these inspiring reading events with your little ones in the beautiful setting of Kelvingrove Park this summer. Sunday 9 July, 2016 Kelvingrove Bandstand, Kelvin Way, Glasgow G12 Booster Cushion Theatre […]

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Aye Write! Events and review of Patrick Harvie – The Books that Shaped Me by Pat Byrne

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Patrick Harvie, MSP and Scottish Green Party Co-Conveno The Books That Made Me Chaired by Clare English Clare English kicked off by introducing the event as an opportunity for Patrick Harvie to ‘Turn the air Green.’  There was a brief discussion about his recent appearance on BBC’s Question Time, where there was an outcry about […]

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Aye Write! Sunday 20 March, 2016. Two events hosted by J David Simons

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John Moore – Glasgow: Mapping the City Aye Write! 20th Mar 2016  •  12:00PM – 1:00PM    Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Maps can tell much about a place that traditional histories fail to communicate. John Moore gives fascinating insights into our city through its maps. Maps can tell much about a place that […]

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Aye Write! Paul Mason and Nick Srnicek – Postcapitalism 19 March, 2016.

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19th Mar 2016  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Session on Postcapitalism with two highly respected speakers chaired by Lesley Riddoch. Paul Mason is one of Britain’s most recognisable voices on the economy, culture and politics. He is the award-winning Economics Editor of Channel 4 News. In his ground-breaking book, […]

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Aye Write! What I Learned From Johnny Bevan – Luke Wright review by Calum Maclean

What I Learned From Johnny Bevan Written and Performed by Luke Wright Live at the Mitchell Library 10/3/16 Aye Write 2016 A small audience is a strange thing.  On one level I feel a sense of disappointment, even anger, that more people haven’t taken the time to support the artist.  But on another there is […]

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Jason Wood and Ian Haydn Smith Aye Write! New British Cinema, 12 March, 2016

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13.30 – 14.30   £9   The Mitchell Theatre, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Over the past couple of years the success of British films at international film festivals, as well as the numerous awards bestowed on films such as 12 Years a Slave, have demonstrated that British cinema has undergone a genuine renaissance. Film-makers […]

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Aye Write! James Kelman, Kirsty Lusk, Sean Bell – Scotland and the Easter Rising, 17 March, 2016

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  Thursday 17th Mar 2016  •  7:30PM – 8:30PM    Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Join this distinguished panel of contributors for a debate about the Scottish contribution to the Easter Rising. Chaired by Professor Willy Maley. £9 Buy tickets online 0141 353 8000

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Steve Orlando – The Midnighter Saturday 19 March, 2016. Outspoken Arts

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Steve Orlando – The Midnighter Saturday 19 March, Mitchell Library, Granville Street, Glasgow G3 7DN 1:30 PM Outspoken Arts Scotland & Unthank Comics presents: STEVE ORLANDO (USA) – THE MIDNIGHTER Steve Orlando’s first book ever was poorly drawn, in a fifth-grade classroom, pencils on Xerox paper, and featured a doughboy with superpowers, and names changed […]

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Jack & John Sutherland – Stars, Cars & Crystal Meth, 13 March, 2016 Aye Write!

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13th Mar 2016  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM   Mitchell Library,North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Join father and son as they discuss this extraordinary book about Jack’s (mis) adventures as a Hollywood PA.Jack & John Sutherland – Stars, Cars & Crystal Meth Jack Sutherland has led a truly remarkable life. A confirmed alcoholic in his early […]

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Sarah Turner & Chitra Ramaswamy – The Lowdown on Motherhood, 19 March, 2016. Aye Write!

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19th Mar 2016  •  12:00PM – 1:00PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Sarah Turner and Chitra Ramaswamy write candidly about motherhood like it really is.Sarah Turner & Chitra Ramaswamy – The Lowdown on Motherhood Sarah Turner (The Unmumsy Mum) writes candidly about motherhood like it really is andhow it is sometimes absolutely […]

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Tom Blass and Donald Murray – North Sea Tales, 13 March, 2016. Aye Write!

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Tom Blass & Donald Murray – North Sea Tales 13th Mar 2016  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Two books that discuss different aspects of the formidable North Sea. Saturnine and quick-tempered, the formidable North Sea is a playground, a theatre of war and a cultural crossing-point, it has […]

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The Bookshop Band, Aye Write! 11 March, 2016.

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The Bookshop Band 11th Mar 2016  •  7:30PM – 8:30PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Performing at Aye Write! for the first time, The Bookshop Band. They are Ben Please and Beth Porter, who write songs inspired by books and play them in bookshops and at book festivals. Their performances are inextricably […]

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Aye Write! Federation of Writers – Scotland – Sudden Fame, 13 March, 2016

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Sudden Fame 13th Mar 2016 6:00 p.m. – 8:30p.m. Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN The Federation of Writers ( Scotland) presents ‘Sudden Fame’, a spoken word event where members of the Federation of Writers, the public and members of writers’ groups are provided with an opportunity to perform a selection of their work […]

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Aye Write! Louis de Bernières – Of Love and Desire, 11 March, 2016

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11th Mar 2016  •  6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN The author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin will be reading from his new collection of love poems, Of Love and Desire. Louis de Bernières – Of Love and Desire A warm welcome back to Aye Write! to the bestselling author of […]

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Aye Write! Murdering the Genre, Graeme Macrae Burnet and Peter Arnott, 5 March, 2016

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Murdering the Genre Graeme Macrae Burnet and Peter Arnott          Tuesday, March 15, 2016 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Mitchell Library, 201 North Street, Glasgow G3 7DA I’ll be appearing at Aye Write! with playwright and novelist Peter Arnott to discuss our murderous approach to the crime genre. Peter’s new novel Moon […]

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Alex Gordon and Maggie Dun, Aye Write! The Heyday of Scottish Newspapers, 11 March 2016

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11th Mar 2016  •  7:30PM – 8:30PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Join Alex Gordon & Maggie Dun for a look behind the headlines of the biggest stories of the last fifty years in Scottish Journalism. Join us for a look behind the headlines of the biggest stories of the last fifty years […]

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Liz Lochhead, Jim Carruth & Gerrie Fellows- The Hunterian Poems Aye Wrirte! 12 March, 2016

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12th Mar 2016  •  7:30PM – 8:30PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN The Hunterian Poems collects works by Scotland’s national poets Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan and Glasgow’s poet laureate Jim Carruth along with many more of Scotland’s best poets Edited by Alan Riach, Professor of Scottish Literature at Glasgow University, The Hunterian […]

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The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas – Aye Write! 15 March, 2016.

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David F. Ross with Bobby Bluebell, Theresa Talbot & Colin McCredie – The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas 15th Mar 2016  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Join David F.Ross, author of the critically acclaimed The Last Days of Disco for the launch of his new book. Join […]

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Wee Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival for Children and Young People, Families Day, 5 March, 2016

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      Wee Write! 2016 29 February – 5 March, 2016 Top picks for budding readers, writers & illustrators Glasgow’s Book Festival for Children & Young People is gearing up for a packed Families Day on 5 March 2016. Highlights at the Mitchell Library Include:  award-winners like Chae Strathie previewing his latest book Gorilla Loves […]

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Freight Books – Events at Aye Write! 2016

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Freight has a great selection of authors at Aye Write! 2016 Events in the Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN www.freightbooks.co.uk James Yorkston (with Colin MacIntyre) Cult singer-songwriter James Yorkston reads from his acclaimed debut novel Three Craws with Mull Historical Society’s Colin MacIntyre – with music.Saturday 12th March, 7.30pm, £12 Book here Book online Douglas […]

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At St Mungo Mirrorball Poetry Events at Aye Write! 2016

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Five wonderful events showcasing leading UK poets supported by the Mirrorball – two free events and another three subsidised events (£6 instead of £9) — All events at the Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN St Mungo’s Mirrorball – Poetry Open Mic Thursday 17 March 6:00PM – 7:00PM St Mungo’s Mirrorball, Glasgow’s Poetry Network […]

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Sinéad Morrissey – Prize Winning Poetry Aye Write! Mitchell Library, 18 March, 2016

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Sinéad Morrissey – Prize Winning Poetry 18th Mar 2016  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM   Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Aye Write! welcomes TS Eliot Prize winner, Sinéad Morrissey.Sinéad Morrissey – Prize Winning Poetry Aye Write! welcomes TS Eliot Prize winner, Sinéad Morrissey, to read at the festival. Sinéad’s fifth collection of poems, Parallax, […]

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Jim Carruth Introduces Helen Mort & Rebecca Perry, 17 March 2016 The Mitchell Library

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Jim Carruth Introduces Helen Mort & Rebecca Perry 17th Mar 2016  •  7:30PM – 8:30PM     Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Glasgow’s Poet Laureate, Jim Carruth, welcomes two distinctive new poetry voices to Aye Write!Jim Carruth Introduces Helen Mort & Rebecca Perry Glasgow’s Poet Laureate, Jim Carruth, welcomes two distinctive new poetry voices […]

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Bee Rowlatt – In Search of Mary, Aye Write, The Mitchell 10 March, 2016

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10th Mar 2016  •  6:00PM – 7:00PM  •  Mitchell Library North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Bee Rowlatt’s extraordinary journey in search of the life and legacy of the first celebrity feminist: Mary Wollstonecraft. Toddler in tow, Bee Rowlatt embarked on an extraordinary journey in search of the life and legacy of the first celebrity feminist: […]

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Meg Rosoff, Aye Write! 19 March, 2016.

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Meg Rosoff – Jonathan Unleashed 19th Mar 2016  •  4:30PM – 5:30PM    Mitchell Librar, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN Her first novel, How I Live Now, sold over one million copies and was recently made into a film. Meg will be discussing her first novel for adults, Jonathan Unleashed. Meg Rosoff grew up in (a […]

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Limmy – ‘Daft Wee Stories’ Aye Write! 2016 Friday 11 March.

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  LIMMY   Daft Wee Stories   11 March, 2016   19.30 – 20.30   £10   Daft Wee Stories is Limmy’s first book. It is a collection of stories. There are short stories. There are longer stories. There are stupid stories. There are thoughtful stories. There are upside-down stories. There are normal-way-up stories. There […]

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St Mungo Mirrorball Poetry Open Mic Aye Write 17 March, 2016

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  ST MUNGO’S MIRRORBALL POETRY OPEN MIC   Aye Write!   Thursday 17 March, 2016   18.00 – 19.00 p.m.   Glasgow’s Poetry Network host their popular open mic session, an opportunity for budding and established poets to read their own work. So whether you have a number of poetry collections out or are reading […]

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Louise Welsh at Aye Write! introducing Andrew Michael Hurley and Lorna Gibb 19 March, 2016

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Louise Welsh introduces Andrew Michael Hurley and Lorna Gibb 19 March, 2016. 4.30 – 5.30 p.m. The Mitchell,  Louise Welsh introduces two debuts with a gothic feel. In Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Loney, two brothers and their family visits the same sacred shrine on a desolate strip of coastline known as the Loney every year. […]

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