Events

(Upcoming events shown below in red…)

Tuesday 18th July 2017, 7pm-8pm, CCA Club Room, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow: “Dirty Poetry To Die For” A discourse and recital on the topic of love in contemporary poetry, at The Scottish Writers Cente.

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.

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