GUW Speaker Event – Alan Bissett

Glasgow University Writers, a group of continuing and former Creative Writing MLitt students, have organised another of their brilliant guest speaker events. Details below.

 Alan Bissett will give an informal talk and reading on Thursday 2nd February, 5.30pm-7.30pm, in the Edwin Morgan Room at 101 University Gardens. Alan is the author of novels Boyracer, The Incredible Alan Spark, Death of a Ladies Man, as well as writer and performer of the ‘one woman show’, The Moira Monologues. Alan’s latest novel Pack Men was published in 2011 to critical acclaim.  A former teacher on Glasgow University’s MLitt in Creative Writing, Alan has won numerous awards in Scotland and the USA, including Scottish Writer of the Year at the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards in 2011. Film and television adaptations of two of his novels are currently underway. You can find out more about Alan at  If you’d like to bring something to drink, GUW will be providing glasses and a few nibbles. To book your place at this free event please email

Best wishes

Glasgow University Writers