The Creative Conversations Speaker series returns for its fifth year. All events are free and open to the public.

This series is sponsored by the Ferguson Bequest and programmed by Creative Writing at University of Glasgow. All events are free & open to the public.

Creative Conversations: Deborah Moffatt

Creative Conversations: Deborah Moffatt

Creative Conversations
Date: Monday 13 March 2023
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel
Category: Public lectures
Speaker: Deborah Moffatt

Deborah Moffatt is a poet who writes in English and in Gaelic. Her most recent collections are “Eating Thistles” (Smokestack Books, 2019) and “Dàin nan Dùil” (Clàr, 2019). She also writes fiction, and her short stories have been published by Bloomsbury, Faber, HarperCollins and Virago

Deborah was born and raised in Vermont, USA, and has lived in Scotland, mostly in North East Fife, since 1982. She has a BA in Communications and Spanish from the University of Washington and an MSc. Communications from Boston University, and has worked as a journalist, as a musician, and as a dancer.

Creative Conversations is funded by the Ferguson Bequest. Professor Thomas Ferguson (1900-1977), Henry Mechan Chair of Public Health (1944-64), bequeathed his estate to the University, with the instruction that the money should be used to foster the social side of University life.

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