(Upcoming events shown below in red…)
Wednesday 16th November 2016, 7.00pm, The Ayr Writers’ Club, The Mercure Hotel, Ayr.
Friday 8th January 2016, 7.30pm, The Old Hairdressers, 20-28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow G2 6PH: Launch/Reading Event for “The Speculative Book” Anthology: edited by Chris Kelso, Dave McWilliam, Sam Small, Lou Glaister, and Mick Clocherty.
Tuesday 27th October 2015, 7pm-8pm, CCA Club Room, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow: Paperback Launch/Reading Event for 9th book: “The Sleep Corporation” short story collection, published by The Exaggerated Press.
Wednesday 17th September 2014 – event at Tarbert Library, Isle of Harris, 7pm: Reading from and discussion of “The Brahan Seer -Scotland’s Nostradamus” (Acair paperback) novel, in the heart of the community from which the Gaelic legend first arose.
Tuesday 16th September 2014 – event at Stornoway Library, Isle of Lewis, 7pm: Reading from and discussion of “The Brahan Seer -Scotland’s Nostradamus” (Acair paperback) novel, in the heart of the community from which the Gaelic legend first arose.
Tuesday 2nd September 2014, 7pm-8pm, CCA Club Room, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow: Paperback Launch/Reading Event for 6th, 7th and 8th novels: Volwys, The Brahan Seer and The Rhymer, published by Dog Horn, Acair, and Elsewhen Press respectively.
Wednesday 20th August 2014, Inverness Book Festival: interview and reading from seventh novel “The Brahan Seer”. http://2014.invernessbookfestival.co.uk/
Saturday 16th August 2014, 1:30-2:30pm, at Book Launch section of the Library in the Fan Village, Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention at the International Conference Centre, ExCeL, London Docklands: Launch of paperback edition of eighth novel “The Rhymer” at Elsewhen Press stand.
Tuesday 15th April 2014, 7pm to 8.30pm, CCA Club Room, Glasgow: Reading from short story “On Garnet Hill”, as part of ‘Architecture & Literature’ collaboration between the Scottish Writers’ Centre & the Mackintosh School of Architecture/ Glasgow School of Art, alongside Donal McLaughlin, Magi Gibson, Brian Whittingham, Johnny Rodger and Mark Baines.
Wednesday 2nd April, 2014, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock: Reading at launch of Eibonvale anthology “Caledonia Dreamin”, alongside Hal Duncan, Neil Williamson and Chris Kelso.
Sunday 1st December 2013, the Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, 6 – 11 p.m. Headlining alongside Alexander Abraham, Stephen Goodall, Craig Collins, and Hal Duncan. https://www.facebook.com/thespeculativebookshop?fref=ts
1st to 2nd November 2013: Attending World Fantasy Convention in Brighton, present at the Eibonvale Press stall in the dealer’s room, and performing at Allen Ashley’s poetry event on the Saturday night.
24th July 2013: , Reading poetry/prose alongside Alan Bissett at ‘St.Louis Cafe Bar’, Dumbarton Road Glasgow.
19th July 2013:, Reading at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester, from short story contribution to the “Impossible Spaces” anthology, launched by local publishers Hic Dragones.
December 2012: launch and readings from 4th and 5th novels at the Scottish Writers’ Centre/ Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, introduced by veteran ‘Slipstream’ editor Allen Ashley.
July 2012: performance of poems at Scottish Writers’ Centre ‘Speakeasy’ event, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow.
May 2012: hosted SWC debate “Other Worlds- Other Dimensions: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, do they have a place in Literature?”, at the Scottish Writers’ Centre/ Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow.
September 2011: performance of poems at ‘Fantasycon’ in Brighton (British Fantasy Society Convention).
March 2011: Launch and readings from second novel at the Betsey Trotwood in London, under aegis of Ambit Magazine.
January 2011: Launch and readings from second novel at SWC/CCA Glasgow along with readings from other Ambit magazine writers.
December 2010: readings from first two novels at ‘Books In The West’ bookshop in West Kilbride.
December 2010: performance of poems at the ‘Hidden Lane Cafe’ Argyle St, Glasgow.
Summer 2010: Reading of fourth chapter of second novel at the Owl Bookshop in London under aegis of Ambit Magazine.
October 2009: Book launch and reading of first novel at Waterstones. Sauchiehall St, Glasgow.
October 2008: reading from first novel at launch of ‘Subtle Edens’ anthology, London.
Spring 2008: Reading of first chapter of second novel at the Owl Bookshop in London under aegis of Ambit Magazine.