Monday 6 February 2017
13:00 - 14:00
Peter Arnott was born in Glasgow and began his career at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh in May 1985 with White Rose. That same month his play The Boxer Benny Lynch opened in Glasgow Arts Centre. His first Radio Play, The Genesis Rock, was recorded in 2013, and his Janis Joplin: Full Tilt debuted at Oran Mor and has gone on to touring extensively. He is the writer of some 40 professionally produced theatre plays. His latest are Propaganda Swing for the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry and Ensemble, an experimental play for Edinburgh University. In 2015 his first novel, Moon Country, was published by Vagabond Voice. He is currently under commission to the Mull Theatre, the Tron and Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre as well as working as dramaturg for the National Theatre of Scotland on their large scale community project in Aberdeen, Granite. Follow him on Twitter @PeterArnottGlas.
Books by featured authors will be for sale in John Smiths bookshop.