Freight has a great selection of authors at Aye Write! 2016
Events in the Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN
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
Author of The Legend of Barney Thomson, also a recent Bafta winning film starring two-times Oscar winner Emma Thompson, launches his new chilling crime series featuring DI Ben Westphall, set in the north of Scotland, with the book Song of the Dead.
Saturday 12th March, 7.30pm, £9
Glasgow's Makar, recently shortlisted for the prestigious Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Award for his debut, Killochries, reads with two other acclaimed Scottish poets, from a new illustrated collection inspired by paintings in Glasgow's Hunterian Gallery
Saturday 12th March, 7.30pm £6 Book here
Neil Mackay (with Ben McPherson)
Neil Mackay reads from his outstanding new novel about the first documented case of a serial killer, in 16th century Germany, The Wolf Trial, pitched as The Name of the Rose meets American Psycho.
Sunday 13th March, Noon, £9
Outstanding new voice Lara Williams reads from her up-to-the-minute story collection about 21st century womanhood, Treats, "...as if Katherine Mansfield lived in a world of iPhones and Topshop" according to the Huffington Post.
Sunday 13th March, 7.30pm, £6
Comedian Rob Newman proposes that evolution was driven by co-operation, not competition, in his fabulous, funny A to Z, The Entirely Accurate Encyclopaedia of Evolution.
Saturday 19th March, 6pm, £9
Gutter 14 magazine is launched together with top Scottish spoken word night Neue Reekie - featuring signer-songwriter RM Hubbert, rapper Loki, Kate Tough and MacGillivray
Saturday 19th March, 7.30pm, £12