Posted by: scottishwriters | August 2, 2014

Anne Donovan

Tuesday 5th August 2014; 7pm to 8.30pm,
CCA Club Room, Glasgow:

‘In Process’ Masterclass with Anne Donovan

Anne Donovan publicity portrait colourAnne Donovan is the author of short-story collection, Hieroglyphics, and the novels Buddha Da, Being Emily, and Gone Are The Leaves (all published by Canongate).

Buddha Da was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award, and the Scottish Book of the Year Award; the novel was also nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Buddha Da received a Scottish Arts Council Award, and won the Le Prince Maurice Award in Mauritius in 2004. Her short story, All That Glisters, won the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday Short Story Competition; and her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21 Revolutions.

Much of her work is set in Glasgow, and uses Glaswegian voices. Her most recent novel, Gone Are The Leaves, is set in medieval times and is written mainly in a different form of Scots.

Tickets: £6 (£3 for concessions). Free to SWC members.

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