A showcase for talent

The aim of Kirkcudbright Book Week is to showcase and celebrate the developing literary scene in the town and surrounding area and that includes providing a stage for both professional and emerging talent. These events may interest.

Tuesday February 28 A Meeting of Minds with The Gallery Writers, Stewartry Writers and Kirkcudbright Poetry Group The Kirkcudbright Galleries St Mary Street 11am Free event

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Members of the three Kirkcudbright-based writing groups perform together for the first time, presenting a mixture of prose and poetry.

Thursday March 2 All In a Day’s Work, readings from a book based on the creative response of a group of writers to artifacts held in the Devil’s Porridge Museum, which commemorates the lives and work of the many people who laboured at HM Gretna to provide munitions for World War One.

The Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street 2pm £5

Friday March 3 Feast Cafe 32 St Cuthbert Street 2pm

Southlight 32 is the latest edition of the region’s illustrated literary magazine and this free event is a chance to meet the editors, listen to some brief readings and connect with other writers. The magazine will be on sale at £5.00.

How to acquire your tickets

Tickets for both paid-for and a number of the free events during Kirkcudbright Book Week 2023 can be booked by visiting http://www.eventbrite.co.uk and searching for Kirkcudbright Book Week Collection where all the events are listed. Alternatively, a direct link can be accessed via the book week website’s Acquire Your Tickets section  at https://www.kirkcudbrightbookweek.org/buy-your-tickets/

Published by johndean1

I am a UK-based journalist and author

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