Aye Write! returns

Issued: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:15:00 GMT

Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival returns with a stellar line-up of big names, debutants, celebrities, powerful political, economic and social discussion.

The festival takes place in the Mitchell Library and runs from 10-20 March. Tickets are on sale now.

For a full list of events visit Aye Write!

 Wee Write! a Book Festival for Children and Young People will run from 29 February to 5 March.

The University of Glasgow is one of the sponsors of the event and staff, students and alumni will feature in the festival.

Here is a selection of events involving our University community:

University staff & students

  • Aye Rights!: A topical debate about human rights with particular reference to the refugee crisis. Chaired by Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Glasgow Willy Maley.  

Alumni

Other events to look out for:

  • Barney Hoskyns - Woodstock: Small Town Talk: Barney Hoskyns recreates Woodstock's community of brilliant dysfunctional musicians, opportunistic hippie capitalists and scheming dealers drawn to the area by Dylan and The Band.
  • Hollie McNish - Nobody Told Me:  There were many things Hollie McNish didn't know before she was pregnant. Nobody Told Me is a collection of poems and stories on raising a child in modern Britain.
  • John Torode - My Kind of Food: John is one of the UK's best-known chefs. He is the host and judge of BBC1's MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and Junior MasterChef.