Past speakers at Weegie Wednesday include: James Robertson, Maggie Swinburne, My Weekly Features editor; Rally and Broad; David Ross, non-fiction writer; Alan Grant, comic book writer; David Greig, playwright; Chris Brookmyre, crime writer; Michael Malone, crime writer; Sara Sheridan, fiction writer; Shari Low, journalist and fiction writer; Barry Gornell, fiction writer; Kirsty Logan, fiction writer and poet; Jean Rafferty, fiction writer; Eleanor Yule, film maker; Caron MacPherson, bookshop manager; Sophie Cooke, fiction writer; Rosemary Goring, literary critic and non-fiction writer; James Aldridge, bookseller and events organiser; David Simons, fiction writer; Marion Sinclair, Chief Executive of Publishing Scotland; Gordon Brown, fiction writer and marketing specialist; Duncan Furness, bookseller; Richard Warden, film producer; Alex Gray, crime writer and poet; Iain Banks, fiction writer and Ian Rankin, crime fiction writer, Linda Strachan, The Society of Authors, Sue Reid Sexton, Sinclair and Kim Macleod of Indie Authors World.
Terrace Bar, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD.
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It's our AGM at 6.30pm in the Back Bar (terrace). We have to hold this event every year and try to complete it in 15 mins. We have serious matters to discuss this year - please join us.
Then at 7.30pm we are delighted to announce that our speaker is John Farman. John will speak about the business of publishing comics.
About John Farman Writer: Editor & Publisher, Vital Publishing
Based in Glasgow, John Farman is the writer and commissioning editor for Vital Publishing, a publisher of comics. John is responsible for editing, lettering and production for the comics the company publishes. Other duties include promoting the company’s brand and titles on social media and attending various conventions around the country. Vital Publishing was formed in Oct 2014 by John Farman and Marc de Launay. Recognising the potential for a line up of new and edgy comic titles, the company released horror titles, ‘The School of the Damned’, ‘Tales of the Damned’ and ‘Purity Ring’, as well as the highly controversial British social satire, ‘Royal Descent’ and most recently, the action-packed espionage title, ‘SPIES’.
Weegie Wednesday November 20th with AGM , main meeting from 7.30pm and guest speaker Lindsey Fraser on children's publishing and agents
November 20, 2019, 7.30pm, The Project Cafe
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