Charlie Gracie Website

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Charlie 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. You can buy his novel, To Live With What You Are, and his poetry collection, Good Morning.

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

  • 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 ...
  • Charlie Gracie at Baillieston Library Charlie Gracie at Baillieston Library (photo montage by Isabel Addie) Baillieston Library welcomed Charlie Gracie with the excellent poet Finola Scott on 7th March for a launch event for Charlie’s novel, To Live With What You Are. A crowd of thirty people – writers, library users, members of the local book group, friends ...

Writing

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Excellent afternoon today with the U3A (university of the third age) poetry group in Callander. What an amazing, interesting bunch of people. I shared some of my own poems and those of others I love reading. Folks really loved what I shared from Stuart B Campbell, Mark Williams and Chrys Salt. Stuart’s ‘The Burning’ had the place in shocked hush; Mark’s ‘At the Fish Museum’ in laughter; Chrys’s ‘listen’ in awe. . ... See MoreSee Less

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Received my copy this morning. I’m delighted to have two poems in the latest publication by the wonderful Linda Jaxson. Glasgow:Justice / Just Is. Great to be in the company of loads of great writers. Thanks Linda. ... See MoreSee Less

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