Thanks to everyone who supported the 2014 festival - our biggest to date!

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05
Feb

Literary salon 1: launch of New Writing Dundee 8!

Our first salon of the winter / spring season is the launch of New Writing Dundee 8! New Writing Dundee is a unique anthology of poetry, prose and interviews, by old hands and impressive new voices, both international and local. At this special launch event, there will be short readings from the magazine, wine, and the chance to chinwag with like-minded writers and readers. 


Drouthys downstairs, Perth Road
5.30pm for 6pm - 7pm
Free, all welcome


Our salons are free and open to anyone with an interest in writing, reading and books. They provide an opportunity for folk to get together and hear from inspiring figures from the book world. There's no need to book a ticket, just pop along, or join us from afar on Twitter: @literarydundee #litsalon

05
Mar

Literary salon 2: Jo Bell

Our second salon of the winter / spring season brings guest Jo Bell! Jo is a fabulous grandee of the poetry world, a dynamic and inspiring figure who writes, produces, collaborates, edits and teaches poetry. Former Director of National Poetry Day and current UK Canal Laureate, she is also marvellous company. At this event, Jo will read some poems, and share her experience of working in a huge breadth of different ways with poetry.


Venue: tbc
5.30pm for 6pm - 7pm
Free, all welcome


Our salons are free and open to anyone with an interest in writing, reading and books. They provide an opportunity for folk to get together and hear from inspiring figures from the book world. There's no need to book a ticket, just pop along, or join us from afar on Twitter: @literarydundee #litsalon

26
Mar

Literary salon 3: Peter Geoghegan

Our third salon of the winter / spring season stars Irish journalist and author, Peter Geoghegan. Peter has written and reported from a range of countries including Albania, Kosovo, Egypt, Namibia, Zambia, Iceland, Ireland and Scotland, and his book, The People's Referendum: Why Scotland Will Never Be the Same Again was published by Luath in December 2014. Peter is engaging and entertaining, and has fascinating insights into the worlds of reportage, non-fiction writing and broadcasting. We're delighted he's joining us in Dundee to share highlights from his ecelctic and impressive career.


Venue: tbc
5.30pm for 6pm - 7pm
Free, all welcome


Our salons are free and open to anyone with an interest in writing, reading and books. They provide an opportunity for folk to get together and hear from inspiring figures from the book world. There's no need to book a ticket, just pop along, or join us from afar on Twitter: @literarydundee #litsalon