EIBF 2012 Thursday 16 August
11:00 Stuart McHardy & Gary West
Unlocking the Secrets of Scotland’s Past
A look at the past and wonder for the future survival of folk culture.
11:00-12:30 Writing Workshop
The Writer as Entrepreneur
Caroline Dunford looks at the opportunities open to modern writers.
12:00 Allan Massie
The Legacy of Vichy
Massie draws discussion from his books Dark Summer in Bordeaux and A Question of Loyalties.
13:00 Nothing but the Poem
Poetry of War
An exploration on how poetry resonates in times of war.
14:30 Stephen McGinty& Daniel Pick
Trying to Fathom the Nazi Mind
Interesting look at psychology and war.
17:00 Gus Casely-Hayford & Alastair Hazell
Explore Scottish links to the slave trade in Africa.
18:30 Alexander McCall Smith
Meet One of the World’s Most Popular Authors
McCall Smith introduces the characters of his various books.
18:45 Peter May & Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Into the heart of Darkness
A thrilling mix of crime writing based in Iceland and Lewis.
Our Short Story project: Published At Last
Launch of short story publication produced in an exciting partnership between Cargo of Glasgow and McSweeney’s of San Francisco.
21:30 Christopher Brookmyre
Devilish Doings at the Sharp End
Delve into Glasgow’s underworld with PI Sharp in Brookmyre’s latest offering When the Devil Drives