Sunday, 30 January 2011

February Lit Events

A fantastic range of lit events this month. Third of Feb seems to be very popular with a lot happening on the same night. Enjoy the warmth of words in this cold month of February.Also remember to get your tickets for the 'Aye Write ' Festival in March, popular events will be sold out soon.

Thu 3 Feb 7pm Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow 0141 332 7521

Scottish Writers' Centre Discussion Series
Comments & reviews (0)Discussion sessions for writers tackling script writing, plays and films. Share your experiences on the best ways to approach a project, the challenges and the pitfalls. The discussion is introduced by Nicola McCartney, former artistic director of Glasgow-based new writing theatre company, lookOUT.
Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)
Scottish Writers' Centre Discussion Series

Thu 3 Feb 6:30pm–8pm Waterstone's, Glasgow 0141 332 9105
Alex Gray
Best-selling author discusses and signs copies of new book Sleep Like the Dead.
153–157 Sauchiehall Street,Free.

4 Feb 11am Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow

Louise Welsh: Robert Louis Stevenson and the Theatre of the Brain Date Location
As part of the Glasgow School of Art's Friday Event lecture series, award-winning novelist Welsh gives this presentation, subtitled 'An exploration of creativity and the unconscious in a pre-Freudian age,' after which there will be time for questions and answers about Welsh's new role as writer in residence for GSA and the University of Glasgow.

Wed 9 Feb
7pm The Ivory, Glasgow 0141 632 2701
£3 The regular poetry night pays tribute to the importance of song lyrics as works of poetry. Poet and musician Gerry Cambridge headlines with a performance piece based on an adaptation of his own work and that of other poets. Let's Get Lyrical.

Thu 10 Feb 6:30pm 0141 332 9105

Joe Abercrombie
Comments & reviews (0)Best-selling fantasy author sings his newest release The Heroes.
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What is this? Waterstone's, 153–157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow Event

Thu 17 Feb 7pm CCA, Glasgow 0141 352 4900

Maggie Graham & David Hill
Comments & reviews (0)Maggie reads excerpts from her poetry and novels, including Sitting Among The Eskimos, accompanied by classical and jazz guitarist David Hill.

Fri 18 Feb 8pm Tchai-Ovna House of Tea, Glasgow 0141 357 4524

Tue 22 Feb 7:30pm CCA, Glasgow 0141 332 6535
Gutter Magazine Launch Samizdat Issue
To coincide with GFF, the February 2011 issue of Gutter will include a special section on the GDR. It will reproduce extracts from ‘Samizdat’

Thu 24 Feb 12pm–1:30pm CCA,Glasgow 0141 332 6535

Amruta Patil InterviewTramway, in partnership with Glasgow Film Festival and supported by British Council Scotland, is commissioning a new piece of work from India’s first female graphic novelist Amruta Patil, creator of Kari. Amruta will create a new graphic short story, launched at this event, and will also discuss the current graphic novel and comics scene in India with Paul Gravett
£7.50 Special deals available, see GFF website (£6)

Fri 25 Feb
4pm Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow 0141 332 6535

Websites: Gibbons in Conversation
Dave Gibbons discusses his extensive career in this lively illustrated event. An English comic book artist, writer.