Stevenson Unbound is this afternoon! Here are 11 Reasons why you should go to Stevenson Unbound, courtesy of writer, musician, spoken-word performer and event mastermind Andrew C. Ferguson. (I'm reason #7, fancy that!) More on Facebook.
I meant to post this on The Morning After but got waylaid by my workweek, and then everything seemed saturated with the rawness of reaction so I put it off. Is it safe now? I hope so. Or maybe I don't ... This is Andrew C. Ferguson reading his poem "Scotland As an Xbox Game"... Continue Reading →
Thank you to everyone who attended my Story Shop reading today at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It was an unforgettable experience. Once again I was reminded of how wonderfully supportive the Edinburgh literary community is, and I was especially grateful for everyone who took a moment out of your day to let me tell... Continue Reading →
I am thrilled to announce that I will be reading my story "Leftovers" for Story Shop 2014, hosted by the Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Story Shop is a series of daily 10-minute flash fiction and short story readings by local emerging writers. My reading is on Wednesday... Continue Reading →
Writers' Bloc at Eastercon 2014 I will be reading my story "Leftovers" as part of the Planet Scotland event this Sunday from 20:00-22:00 in Castle 1. Hope to see you there. [more info]
Writers' Bloc at the Science Festival Writers’ Bloc returns to the Edinburgh International Science Festival for The Culture Collider, an exploration of weird science and stranger arts. The show starts at 8pm on Sunday the 13th of April in the Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall. I will be reading a new story. Hope to see you... Continue Reading →
Writers' Bloc at the Book Festival Writers’ Bloc returns to the Edinburgh International Book Festival for a special event with John Lemke and Poppy Ackroyd. The show starts at 9pm, Wednesday 14th August in the Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square. [more info]
I don't remember what the next word was going to be. "Ever since you wrote 'The Bridge'..."? "Ever since I moved to Edinburgh..."? I paused over the impropriety of using only his first name in the address. I dithered. And now it is too late: I lost my chance to tell him how much his... Continue Reading →