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Adrian Searle Freight Books

​​​It’s a total pleasure and privilege to be involved in designing the programme for Aye Write! I’ve been attending the festival for years and it’s a real jewel in the city’s cultural crown. I run a design company, Freight, based in Glasgow city centre, and we also publish books – which we hope...

Jim Carruth - Good to talk

​Celtic Connections has barely completed its final bow and Aye Write is almost upon us. And what these two wonderful festivals have most in common I feel is that opportunity they both offer to help facilitate conversations, musical or otherwise, between participants – both on stage and off. These...

Helen Fields introduced by Chris Brookmyre

​With AyeWrite fast approaching, and with an extraordinary array of activities and entertainment on offer, I’ve been contemplating the draw of such outstanding cultural festivals.  They are, of course, a great deal of fun and an always welcome excuse to spread some celebratory cheer.  But...

Daniel Gray on why Aye Write! is a must

​From across the road, the roof dome seems to exclaim as if it has had an idea. The traffic lights finally change their mind and it is time to cross. After the motorway, the Mitchell Library. Heave a door heavier than a comic sigh and hope the security guard doesn’t spot how out of breath you are....

Aye Write Programmer Bob McDevitt looks ahead to another great year

​​​​​​​​​ Aye Write! Programmer Bob McDevitt looks ahead to another great year... ​ I can hardly believe that almost a year has passed since the last Aye Write! festival. We have just sent the 2017 programme off to the printers and I’m now allowing myself to get excited about the wonderful...

Debuts at Aye Write! and why it matters

​For me, it’s now after AyeWrite, although as I type there are still many more brilliant events to come. This is a quick hurrah for the hours of planning, plotting, organising, and the crossing of fingers that AyeWrite will, once again, achieve its goals. I was one half of the debut authors panel...

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