Tuesday 4 February 2014: Chris Dolan

The next meeting of the group will be held in Room 706 of the Adam Smith Building, Bute Gardens, University of Glasgow at 17.00 on Tuesday 4th February.

 *Please Note we have now changed locations from Lilybank House*

 Our speaker at this session is prominent Scottish author, Chris Dolan.

 Proposed discussion:

 ‘True stories? A writers’ instincts and dilemmas in telling stories about the past’.

 Speaker biography:

After working for CSV and UNESCO, Chris Dolan has been writing novels and short stories, television and radio drama and documentary, and theatre since 1992. He also teaches creative writing at Glasgow Caledonian University. His latest novel, Redlegs, is set among Scottish indentured workers in 19th century Caribbean. Barbado’ed (BBC 2009) is his documentary about those workers’ descendants. He is currently working on a new novel, a play for the Edinburgh Festival, and a radio adaptation.


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