Charlie Gracie Website

WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF CHARLIE GRACIE

Gerry Cambridge's cover design has caught people's eyeCharlie Gracie is a poet and writer, originally from Baillieston, Glasgow and now living on the edge of the Trossachs.

You can see what Charlie is up to and buy his books.

You’ll also learn where to catch up with him at events and what is floating his boat currently about other people’s writing. Get in touch…

Charlie Gracie’s poems are quiet and clear, in love with nature and all of the possibilities of being human and alive.  As refreshing as a cool drink of Scottish water on a warm summer’s day.” Alan Bissett

Events

  • Launch events for Tales from the Dartry Mountains It’s been a good few weeks with launch events for my new poetry collection. In November, I was asked to read at the Allingham Festival in Ballyshannon, County Donegal with noted Irish poets Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Denise Blake and English poet Chris Sparks. The next event was at the Scottish ...
  • Big Lit 2019: beauty, humour & silence What a few days Big Lit 2019 was! 1st to 5th of May. Everything I went to was interesting: some things enlightened me, others blew me away. Henry Bell’s autobiography of John McLean is set to lift this hero of Scotland further into folks’ hearts and minds. Karin Fernald‘s depiction of the ...

Writing

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Robert Burns was so important to me growing up. A visit to his house a few years ago led to this poem, featured in my first poetry collection, Good Morning. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Thanks to everyone who came along to HighlandLIT in Inverness last night. It was a true pleasure to share some of my work and talk about writing with such an interesting group of people. I felt very welcome. Here’s a wee video of the trembling river near Avoch I sat beside for a bit before heading in for the event. ... See MoreSee Less

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