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SERVANT’S GUIDE TO A WONDERFUL LIFE Òran Mór, Glasgow, Fri 9 Oct, oran-mor. co.uk Readings from Bob Servant’s new book, presented by creator Neil Forsyth, accompanied by his trusty sidekick Frank.
DUNDEE LITERARY FESTIVAL
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internationally renowned authors, local names, children’s authors and the Comic Conference which features graphic novelists. See preview, page 53. the literary macabre and celebrating crime writing by bringing together leading Scottish and international writers. See feature, page 37.
Various venues, Dundee, Wed 21 Oct- Sun 25 Oct, dundee. ac.uk/literarydundee A mix of events including
BLOODY SCOTLAND Various venues, Stirling, Fri 11 Sep-Sun 13 Sep, bloodyscotland.com An innovative festival drawing on Scotland’s love of
WIGTOWN BOOK FESTIVAL Various venues, Wigtown, Fri 25 Sep-Sun 4 Oct, wigtownbookfestival.
Highlights | BOOKS com An established and celebrated feature in the Scottish literary calendar attracting many big names. For ten days Scotland’s National Book Town buzzes with book events as well as theatre, music and visual arts, site- specific events in quirky venues and a ceilidh. See feature, page 37.
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GLASGOW MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON Byre Theatre, Fri 25-Sat 26 Sep, secc.co.uk A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime and more. Guest of honour is anime director Shingo Natsume.
GEORGE THE POET Queen Margaret Union, Tue 6 Oct, qmunion.org.uk George Mpanga is known for his socio- political verse and urban beats. GLASGOW COMIC & CRAFT FAIR Walkabout, Sat 31 Oct & Thu 5 Nov, 0141 332 8209 The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a day of assorted geekery complete with 40 vendors selling back issues, graphic novels, original art, fan art, toys, t-shirts, jewellery, crafts, cupcakes and loads more.
THE EDINBURGH OUTLANDER EXPERIENCE Mercat Cross, Saturdays, weekly, until Sat 31 Oct, mercattours.com See locations from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels as visited by Claire and Jamie.
A CONVERSATION ABOUT PANICS WITH RICHARD
HOLLOWAY Looking Glass Books, Wed 23 Sep, lookingglassbooks.com An evening
of debate and discussion, with writer and broadcaster Richard Holloway, Viviene Cree, Gary Clapton and Mark Smith – the three editors of a new book on the topic of moral panics in society.
EDINBURGH INDEPENDENT RADICAL BOOK FAIR Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Wed 28 Oct-Sun 1 Nov, outoftheblue.org. uk Five days of free readings and discussions plus bookstalls with an emphasis on small and independent presses and writings from outside the mainstream.
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