Aye Write!

Glasgow’s book festival Aye Write! is taking place from 17 – 25 April 2015.

The festival takes place in the Mitchell Library and 2015 marks its tenth year.

Glasgow University MLitt

As part of the programme ‘Glasgow University MLitt - The First 20 Years’ is taking place on 22 April.

During this talk, two graduates of the MLitt programme Karen Campbell and Fiona Rintoul will be speaking about their novels.

Karen Campbell studied English, Drama and French at the University of Glasgow. She later returned to the University to study on the University’s Creative Writing degree.

She is coming to the festival to speak about her latest novel Rise, a book about freedom and forgiveness set in the Highlands.

Fellow MLitt graduate, Fiona Rintoul will be reading from her debut novel The Leipzig Affair, based on her experience of living and studying behind the Iron Curtain in the former East Germany.

The session will be chaired by Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Glasgow, Willy Maley.

For a full programme of events visit Aye Write!

University workshops

During the book festival a special programme has been created in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonian University. It will consist of a number of writing workshops.

University of Glasgow postgraduate student Ioulia Kolovou, will be running two workshops.

Her first workshop is an introduction to fantasy and science fiction writing. Followed by a workshop on writing historical fiction.

For more information about writing workshops visit Creative Workshops

First published: 13 April 2015

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