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Paisley Book Festival 2024

by on 6 March 2024 0
The Paisley Book Festival 2024 programme launch announces a stellar line-up of authors set to take the town by storm The 2024 Paisley Book Festival highlights at Paisley Town Hall include: Sally Magnusson (Music in the Dark) on Thu 25 Apr, 8pm Andrew McMillan (Working Lives) on Fri 26 Apr, 5pm Pat Nevin (The... Read More

Paisley Book Festival 2023 countdown is on

by on 3 February 2023 0
Countdown is on as the Paisley Book Festival returns with full programme of in-person events Paisley Book Festival is back and some of Scotland and the UK’s leading authors will descend on the town to mark the return of the first full programme of in-person discussions and events since the pandemic. The festival, produced... Read More

Paisley Book Festival 2023 line-up announced

by on 26 January 2023 0
Paisley Book Festival 2023 line-up announced with support for those impacted by the cost of living crisis Some of Scotland and the UK’s leading authors will descend on Paisley in 2023, with Paisley Book Festival’s first full programme of in-person discussions and events since the pandemic. In a first for Paisley Book Festival, the... Read More

Kerry Hudson – Paisley Book Festival 2023 Artist in Residence

by on 20 October 2022 0
Award-winning author, Kerry Hudson, will look to inspire people across Renfrewshire as part of her tenure as Artist in Residence at the Paisley Book Festival. Kerry, whose first novel won the Scottish First Book Award in 2012, will use the power of written and spoken word to make literature and a love for writing... Read More

Victoria McNulty is Paisley Book Festival’s Writer-in-Residence

by on 3 February 2022 0
Following a successful inaugural year of the Writer-in-Residence position, led by writer, educator and musician, Imogen Stirling, Paisley Book Festival announces Victoria McNulty as their 2022 Festival Writer-in-Residence. Victoria McNulty is a poet, performer and community arts worker from the East End of Glasgow.  Her writing centres around local stories and histories, touching on... Read More

Paisley Book Festival launches programme for 2022

by on 7 December 2021 0
The third annual Paisley Book Festival consisting of more than 50 unique events running between 17-26 February 2022 has been launched.  It’s a programme filled with workshops, author events, book launches and opportunities for both established and emerging writers to showcase their work on the international stage. Next year has been designated Scotland’s Year... Read More

Book Review: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

by on 1 July 2021 0
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart, reviewed by Keira Brown, co-producer of the Paisley Book Festival. Shuggie Bain, the Booker Prize-winning novel from Douglas Stuart, is a well-crafted joy of a read that embeds characters in your mind that prove almost impossible to shake. All the while, managing to convey the energy of areas of Glasgow... Read More
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