Aye Write! (Glasgow's Book Festival)

This listing is from a previous year.  Search for current listings.

Centred on the city's magnificent Mitchell Library, the festival offers a plethora of book-related events and top literary names from Scotland and beyond.

Jump to articles or comments

Performance times

We have no details of upcoming performances, if you do please let us know.

Reviews & features

Aye Write! - China

28 Feb 2008

What do Westerners really know about the People’s Republic of China? Our understanding of the world’s biggest nation is chiefly drawn from news reports about the country’s booming economy, her patchy human rights record and controversial intervention in…

Aye Write! - Hanif Kureishi

28 Feb 2008

Hanif Kureishi is one of the most prolific, radical and ambitious writers around. He’s also one of the most multi-talented, having started out as a playwright in the 1970s and since written novels, journalism and directed films. He’s been busier than…

Aye Write! - Alistair Findlay

28 Feb 2008

On the face of it, football and poetry are not obvious bedfellows. The Tartan Army enjoy a good singalong but they’re not renowned for their linguistic prowess or their gentle poetic insights. Likewise, you can’t imagine a Poets XI mastering the 4-5-1…

Aye Write! - Best of the rest

28 Feb 2008

Asne Seierstad The Norwegian journalist who has reported on war in Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan discusses her new book, Angel of Grozny: Inside Chechyna. Fri 7 Mar, 6pm. Kathleen Turner She gave young adolescents many sleepless nights with her…

Comments & ratings

Post a comment