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Ajay Close, Amanda
Parry (pseudonym used by the writing duo
Chris Brookmyre and Marisa
Macintyre and Polly
Clark will be reading and discussing their work with
Professor of Creative Writing, Louise Welsh,
at a Scottish Writers Showcase in
Glasgow on 22 August 2019 in honour of Publishing
Scotland's International Fellows 2019.
Ajay Close is an award-winning journalist as well as a playwright and novelist.
Amanda Thomson is a visual artist and writer who teaches at the Glasgow School of Art. A Scots Dictionary of Nature (Saraband) is her first book.
Ambrose Parry is a pseudonym for a collaboration between Chris Brookmyre and Marisa Haetzman.
Anna Levin is a writer with a special interest in people's connection with the natural world.
Martin Macintyre is an acclaimed author, bàrd and storyteller.
Polly Clark is a poet and the author of two novels: Larchfield and Tiger.
Louise Welsh, who will chair the showcase, works in several forms including novels, short stories, opera libretti, radio, performance and sound art.