Queerness in 1980s Glasgow – Douglas Stuart

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16 November, 2020, 6 p.m.

Creative Conversations University of Glasgow

A conversation with 2020 Booker Prize Shortlisted Author Douglas Stuart presented by the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme

About this Event

Douglas Stuart is a Scottish – American author. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, is shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize (winner tba 19th November). It is to be translated into eleven languages.

He wrote Shuggie Bain over a ten year period and is currently at work on his second novel, Loch Awe.

His short stories, Found Wanting, and The Englishman, were published in The New Yorker magazine. His essay, Poverty, Anxiety, and Gender in Scottish Working-Class Literature was published by Lit Hub.

Born and raised in Glasgow, he has an MA from the Royal College of Art in London, and since 2000 he has lived and worked in New York City.

Douglas will be in conversation with Gaar Adams, a writer and Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Glasgow. This event will be held on Zoom; attendees must register and will be sent a link to the event prior to the meeting.

Join the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme for this very special event featuring one of Scotland’s most celebrated new literary voices.

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