Date(s) - Wed 17th Jan, 2024
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Hollie McNish is a writer based between Glasgow and Cambridge. She won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for her poetic parenting memoir – Nobody Told Me – of which The Scotsman stated ‘The World Needs this Book’. She has published four further collections of poetry – Papers, Cherry Pie, Plum and her most recent poetic memoir Slug…and other things I’ve been told to hate, a Sunday Times Bestseller. She loves writing and her new book, Lobster, is out in March 2024. www.holliemcnish.com
Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet and author. He’s published three acclaimed collections of poetry, with the most recent, The Cat Prince & Other Poems, published by Little Brown in July 2023. The title poem was shortlisted for the 2023 Forward Prizes. His prose debut, Boy Friends, was published by Faber & Faber in 2022 to rave reviews in the UK and North America and was a Sunday Times Critics Choice 2022. Pedersen also won a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship and the John Mather’s Trust Rising Star of Literature Award. Pedersen’s work has attracted praise from the likes of: Stephen Fry, Kae Tempest, Irvine Welsh, Maggie Smith, Sara Pascoe, Jackie Kay and many more. Co-founder of the literary collective Neu! Reekie!, Pedersen is currently Writer in Residence at the University of Edinburgh. www.michaelpedersen.co.uk
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