University of Glasgow: Centre for Open Studies: Ten Writers Telling Lies West End Festival 2016

Ten Writers Telling lies


Ten Writers are participating in a project with the musician Jim Byrne to produce a book and complementary cd, which will be produced early 2017.  In the meantime you can catch them perform their work at Three Events at the West End Festival 2016

Of the ten writers, six are students from the Centre for Open Studies, University of Glasgow, Creative Writing Course with Alan McMunigall. Others are graduates of the University of Glasgow’s M.Litt in Creative Writing.

They include writers whose work has, for example, been published by:

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.

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

Sponsored by Taur Productions

Bloody Scotland, Stirling, 9 – 11 September, 2016
West End Festival 2016: Designer Maker Pop Up At The Doublet, Sunday 19 June.

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