Events & Projects

Yet again Scotia Extremis hits the mark with work by Scottish poets about Scottish singers. Susan Magdalene is an aching poem Read more
I didn't win, but my wee poem Jackdaws was shortlisted for the Bridport Poetry Competition 2016. I am also pleased to Read more
To Live With What You Are will become the first Charlie Gracie novel to be published, following up on my poetry Read more
I was very pleased to have Good Morning reviewed by one of Scotland's best writers, Des Dillon. Charlie Gracie’s collection 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
'Jackdaws' shortlisted for Fish Poetry Prize My poem 'Jackdaws' is part of a larger sequence I am writing based around Read more
Northwords Now is an excellent Scottish literary journal, produced and published in the north of the country. Edited by the Read more
You've got to love the place whaur extremes meet: Scotia Extremis, now at week 10 of a year-long exploration of Read more
Sally Evans, poet and editor at diehard, has produced a great collection of haiku whose inspiration comes from Callander and Read more