Alan Gillis, Literary Lunchtimes, Bar Gandolfi, 11 March, 2015
Irish poet Alan Gillis
11 March at 1 p.m.
Alan Gillis was born in Belfast in 1973 and lives in Scotland where he is Lecturer in English at The University of Edinburgh. His debut poetry collection, Somebody, Somewhere, won the Rupert and Eithne Strong Award for Best First Collection in 2004, and was shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. His second collection Hawks and Doves was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation in 2007 and appeared on the shortlist of the T.S. Eiot prize. His most recent volume of poetry, Here Comes the Night, was published by Gallery Press in 2010.
He is currently the editor of the Edinburgh Review.
The previous three series of “Literary Lunchtimes” have cumulatively proved a resounding success, with an average of 50 staff, students and general public gathering in this very convivial setting for poetry and prose, lunch, drinks, chat and craic. “Literary Lunchtimes” is now a well-known feature of the Glasgow literary scene.
The series is sponsored by the School of Humanities, University of Strathclyde.
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