Weegie Wednesday April Event

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 Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD.
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April 20, 2016, 7.30pm

Terrace Bar, CCA Glasgow

Catriona Cox, of the Society of Young Publishers Scotland, and her co-chair of the, Kirstin Lamb will be speaking to about the work of the Society. A few of their colleagues will be come along too to network with our members.

Kirstin completed the MSc Publishing at Edinburgh Napier University and is currently Publishing and Rights Manager at Barrington Stoke in Edinburgh. She has been a general member on the committee of SYP for the past year and will take on the post of co-chair for the coming year.

Catriona moved to Scotland to do the MLitt Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling. On completion she worked for three years at Publishing Scotland before returning to study for her PhD looking at the recent history of publishing in Scotland in October 2015. She joins Kirstin as co-chair of the SYP.

Catriona and Kirstin were both also on the committee that organised the highly successful SYP Scotland Conference that was held in March. They will do a short talk about the activities and aims of SYP Scotland and will be happy to chat during the networking part of the evening where they will be joined by a few others from the committee.

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