WIGTOWN BOOK FESTIVAL Sept 23rd Mike Heron and I will be reading from and talking about our book. 6pm Always enjoy Wigtown, a lively vibe and great lobster lunches!
BERWICK 19th Oct. There's an interesting evening of readings, short play, talk and song, all round Wilson's Tales of the Border, specifically FAIR HELEN of KILCONNEL. I'll be coming to listen, enjoy, and talk a bit about how the ballad, the surrounding folk tales, and visiting my friend John Wallace in nearby Eaglesfield gave rise to writing FAIR HELEN. 7.30, Watchtower Gallery.
MALLAIG - A WRITE HIELAND HOOLIE Sun 12th Nov, 11.30 a.m. I'll be doing a mixed event of reading/performing, from You Know What You Could Be, Found At Sea, a few hill poems and a song or two. Also some banjo I expect at the informal evening at the hotel Sa 11th. My wife Lesley Glaister will be doing some kind of after dinner thing!
ABERDEEN BOOKS & BEANS Thurs 22nd Feb 2018. Reading. JOHN O'GROATS festival April 19th/20th 2018. Reading.