*Tickets now only available at door*
FINDLAY NAPIER/ SAM RIVIERE/ AGNES TOROK/ VICKI JARRETT/ MARTIN O’CONNOR/ IONA LEE/ GENESEE
A seven-act feast of literary delight, celebrating new and emerging Scotland-based poets, performers, authors and generally talented and innovative users of WORDS. Three from that Edina, three from that there Glasgow, PLUS two sets of fine tunes from….
FINDLAY NAPIER! Acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter. “An original, engaging treat.” (The Telegraph) “Songs full of earthy humour, hopeless love and biting satire.” (Folk Radio UK) ★★★★ “Album of the Week: Napier is a warm, witty and engaging singer with a real gift for melody.” (The Sunday Express)
SAM RIVIERE! Sam Riviere is an Eric Gregory award-winning poet who also won the Felix Dennis Award for Best First Collection in 2010 for his collection 81 Austerities.
AGNES TOROK! A performer and poet rapidly gaining notice for her political and social commentary including hit performance poem ‘Worthless’ and solo shows ‘If You’re Happy & You Know It Take This Survey’ (2015) and ‘Sorry, I Don’t Speak Culture.’ (2014)
VICKI JARRETT! Novelist and short story writer, whose first collection of short stories, The Way Out, was published by Freight in 2015 and was long-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, 2015.
MARTIN O’CONNOR! Performer, writer and theatre-maker whose work includes Theology (The Arches), Reality (The Tron), Inner Circle (Glasgow Subway Festival), Zugzwang and Manifesto (The Arches).
IONA LEE! Poet, artist and prose writer; an exciting new voice in the Scottish spoken word scene.
GENESEE! Kenyan/ Scottish singer of poems and songs, with beautifully crafted tales and astonishing performances.
Trust us! These six artists PLUS our stellar musical headliner will make for a show that will knock yer socks off, should ye be wearing any. See ye at the front!/span>
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