Centre for Open Studies, University of Glasgow, Ten Writers Telling Lies at West End Festival

At this year’s West End Festival Ten Writers are participating in an event with musician Jim Byrne.  Of the ten five attend Alan McMunnigal’s Creative Writing Classes at Glasgow University.  Some have also studied at Glasgow University’s M.Litt in Creative Writing.  They include writers whose work has been published in Germany and by Legend Press, London  plus in the anthology Tales from a Cancelled Countrythi wurd, Tip Tap Flat, anthology of creative writingNew Writing Scotland and Glasgow University’s magazine – From Glasgow To Saturn, official literary journal of the University of Glasgow .Also on the website www.glasgowwestend.co.uk

Ten Writers Telling Lies


Ten Writers Telling Lies is a collaborative project between some of Glasgow’s most talented writers and the musician Jim Byrne.  In prose and poetry the writers will capture the story of a song they have co-written. This will culminate in the production of a CD and complementary book.

The writers and poets taking part in the project include: Calum Maclean, Gillian Mayes, James Carson, James Connarty, Micheal Norton, Pat Byrne, Pauline LynchSamina Chaudry, Stephanie Brown and Stephen Watt

Watch out for performances by the writers and Jim Byrne at a variety of festivals and literary events including West End Festival 2016  where you can catch a taster – 3rd until 26th  June, 2016.

The Book and CD will be produced early 2017.

In the meantime you can get a taste at the West End Festival, with prose, poetry and music at:

Waterstones, Byres Road on Wednesday 8th June 7.30 p.m.

Siempre Bicycle Cafe, Partick, Wednesday 15th June, 7.30 p.m.

At the Gibson Street Gala on Sunday 19th June at 2.30 p.m. in Tchai Ovna, Otago Lane.


West End Festival 2016: Vinicombe Street Party, Sunday 5 June, 2016
Love’s Long Road by G D Harper

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