des dillon

Tuesday 21 May, 2019 – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Scottish Writers Centre

So you’re a novelist wanting to try poetry or drama. Or a dramatist thinking about short stories. You want to try something else. Or writing for the first time. Des Dillon discusses how he moves from one medium to another and one voice to another in order to best tell the story.

Award winning writer Des Dillon was born in Coatbridge and now lives in Galloway. He gained an honours degree in Literature at Strathclyde University, taught English, was Writer-in-Residence at Castlemilk 1998-2000. He is a poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, and scriptwriter for Film, TV, stage and radio. His work has been published and performed around the world, including, USA, India, Russia, Sweden, Belgium, Ukraine, Catalonia, France, and Spain. His novel Me and Ma Gal was included on the list of The 100 Best Scottish Books of all time. He wrote the hit play Singing I’m No A Billy He’s a Tim. His awards include The Lion and Unicorn prize for the best of Irish and British literature in the Russian language.

Scottish Writers Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

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