Events & Projects

Jackie Kay, Scotland's Makar, will lead the judging panel for Get Write In, a new and exciting writing competition for all school-aged Read more
I will be tutoring at the newly reformed Stirling Writers' Group for the next couple of weeks, starting on Tuesday, Read more
Come East to WEST for a great night of music and spoken word. The Scottish Writers' Centre is bringing together six Read more
Another excellent weekend coming up of poetry, music and  fun at Callander Poetry Weekend. This annual extravaganza is truly one Read more
For ages, I've wanted to go to a an event run by Ian Maxtone of The Write Angle. Last week, Read more
What a great night in the Victorian Bar, Tron Theatre Glasgow for the launch of the Federation of Writers Scotland Read more
And so it inevitably shifts to the bevvied core of our wee nation. Scotia Extremis is hiiting the drink. As Read more
Linda Jackson is hosting another night of spoken word at the St Louis Cafe Bar in Partick next Wednesday night, Read more
This project has been going for a few months now and pulls out some wonderful poetry. Scotia Extremis Week 18 Read more
Gayle Brogan as Pefkin will put on a great show on Friday with Jazzhandstemazzepamman. Gayle will be doing lots of Read more
I'll be reading poetry in the Scottish Writers' Centre Speakeasy on Tuesday 24th May in the CCA in Glasgow. These Read more
Poetry in action big style when Hector Bizerk, the Glasgow Hip Hop band, came to the Tolbooth in Stirling on Read more
I've been particularly focussed recently on developing my sequence of Donegal and Leitrim poems (currently known as "Tales from the Read more
What a great day on Saturday there! A challenging Performance and Presentation Workshop run by the Scottish Book Trust. It's Read more
What a lovely night on Saturday, 28 November at the Bakehouse, run by Chrys Salt and her husband Richard. Bashabi Read more
What a great night on 24 November at the Scottish Writers' Centre for the regular Speakeasy session - a place Read more
‘The Sea and the Broad Beach and the Blistering, Biting Wind’ – An Evening with Charlie Gracie, 10 NOVEMBER 2015, Read more
Looking forward to reading and talking about my poetry at the Scottish Writers' Centre on 10 November. Thanks to Ruby Read more