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The Incidental music in the podcasts is "Trouble Scene" from MWD.
Award-winning poet J.O. Morgan reads from his book-length narrative poem Natural Mechanical and gives us a remixed “film trailer” version of its follow-up, Long Cuts.
Listen to 2011’s winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the wonderful Rachael Boast, as she reads from her collection Sidereal.
Andy Wightman reads from and discusses topics which arise from his excellent book, The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland (And How They Got It). The event ranges from Donald Trump to Robert the Bruce and includes some excellent questions from the West Port audience.
Luke reads from The Echo Chamber, his first novel, described by Ali Smith as “Original, brilliant, inconceivable.” Who are we to disagree?
One of the most original and striking voices in modern Scottish poetry, listen to the marvellous Billy Letford as he enchants our audience with his memorable and brilliantly performed work.
Whether it is a memoir, an anti-memoir or a true novel, Janice Galloway entertained our West Port audience reading from her fantastic All Made Up, the follow-up to This Is Not About Me.
Charting her life in verse, Emily Dodd entertained the West Port crowd with her delightful mix of poetry and the odd dash of audience participation. Featuring lightbulbs, a comedy horse song, badgers and bananas, you’ll be enthralled by Emily’s childlike wonder with the world.
Kei Miller reads from his astonishing new collection of poems A Light Song of Light, and from his latest novel, The Last Warner Woman. Kei is a Jamaican poet and novelist who combines a velveteen voice with a playful imagination. His first collection was There is an Anger that Moves and he is editor of New Caribbean Poetry (both Carcanet, 2007).