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  • Aye Write 2022 Festival Pass (Digital Only Events)

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    Access to all Aye Write Digital Events in one handy pass!

    With appearances from Booker prize winning Damon Galgut, Paul Morley, Liam McIlvanney, Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Delia Ephron, Markus Rex and many more!

    There's something for everyone to enjoy over a three week period.

    These events will be ...

  • Paul Morley in conversation with Fiona Shepherd

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    As the founder of Island Records, fabled music producer Chris Blackwell has discovered and worked with some of the most important musicians of the second half of the 20th century - from Steve Winwood to Cat Stevens, Bob Marley to Grace Jones, U2 to Roxy Music, plus countless others. He is also wi...

  • Delia Ephron in conversation with Janice Forsyth

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    If you pitched a movie about a recently widowed woman in her 70s who reconnects with a man she dated in college, leading to an exchange of emails and the pair falling in love 50 years after their first date, the studio exec would say it's too far-fetched. Yet that's just what happened to Delia Ep...

  • Damon Galgut - The Promise

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    The winner of this year’s Booker Prize joins us online with a powerful story of a family in crisis..

    The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts are gathering for Ma's funeral. The younger generation, Anton and Amor, detest...

  • Liam McIlvanney and Alan Parks

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    Liam McIlvanney & Alan Parks - Glasgow Crime from Home and Away

    Two crime writers set their novels in Glasgow in the 70s – one writing in Glasgow, one in New Zealand!

    The Heretic – Liam McIlvanney
    Glasgow 1975. A deadly fire. An arson attack on a Glasgow warehouse causes the deaths of a young m...

  • Markus Rex - Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time

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    An illuminating account of seafaring adventure, Arctic natural history, and cutting-edge climate science.
    Atmospheric scientist Markus Rex recounts the monumental Arctic expedition he captained for one year in this gripping and authoritative book. A groundbreaking step towards understanding the c...

  • The Perfect Crime

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    Vaseem Khan, Maxim Jakobuwski, Josh Pomare, Ausma Khan, SA Cosby, John Vercher, Nadine Mathieson -The Perfect Crime

    A unique new crime anthology that takes us Around the world in 22 murders....

    From Lagos to Mexico City, Australia to the Caribbean, Toronto to Los Angeles, Darjeeling to rural Ne...

  • Aye Write Introduces International Debuts Showcase

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    Shelley Burr, Lee Cole, Ethan Joella, Juhea Kim, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, David Sanchez, Sean Thor Conroe, Silje Ulstein - International Debuts Showcase

    We welcome some of the most exciting debut authors from around the world

    Shelley Burr is the winner of the CWA Debut Dagger award with Wake. When...

  • Sir Godfrey (Geoff) Palmer: The Books That Made Me

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    An online version of our popular The Books That Made Me session

    Sir Godfrey Henry Oliver Palmer OBE is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and a human rights activist.

    He discovered the barley abrasion process whilst a researcher...

  • Donna McLean - Small Town Girl

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    Donna McLean in conversation with Mary Turner Thomson

    A voice at the centre of the Spy Cops scandal. The great love story of Donna McLean's life wasn't just built on lies, it was one.

    You live with someone for two years and then...they simply don't exist.
    Over 40 years, two British police units...

  • Dementia-Friendly Concerts: Josie Duncan & Owen Sinclair

    This #WorldAlzheimersMonth we’re supporting #SongsforDementia – Playlist for Life’s campaign focusing on the ‘me’ in dementia through the use of personalised playlists unique to the soundtrack of someone’s life.

    Please join us each week, over the month of September, as we release a new dementia...

  • What Have We Ever Learned From Book Festivals?

    Scotland has a diverse network of book festivals numbering well over 60!

    Adrian Turpin of Wigtown Book Festival, Ann Landmann of Cymera and Ruth Wishart of Cove & Kilgreggann Book Festival discuss the impact and value of book festivals in Scotland's cultural landscape and will be joined by Katal...

  • Aye Write 2022 Free Events

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    Scotland has a diverse network of book festivals numbering well over 60!

    Adrian Turpin of Wigtown Book Festival, Ann Landmann of Cymera and Ruth Wishart of Cove & Kilgreggann Book Festival discuss the impact and value of book festivals in Scotland's cultural landscape and will be joined by Katal...