SCOTLAND AND THE EASTER RISING

  Celtic Connections Event Friday, January 15th, 17.00 City of Music Studio, Royal Concert Hall   for tickets go to:-  http://www.celticconnections.com/events/Pages/event.aspx?ev=debf3997-126f-4987-8d5c-a5460122d826   Scotland and the Easter Rising, edited by Kirsty Lusk and Willy Maley brings together writers, journalists and academics to reflect on the part played by Scotland in 1916 and its legacies. The Easter…

JAMES KELMAN, THE BRITISH COUNCIL AND THE 2012 EDINBURGH WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

             This is the talk James Kelman gave to the Edinburgh Festival Book Fringe held in Word Power bookshop on Friday, August 10th. On a recent Sunday the Herald had a twenty page full colour supplement in association with the Scottish Tourist Board. Stories from the land that inspired Disney…