St. Mungo’s Mirrorball, CCA, Glasgow – 14/11/19 7pm with Frank Ormsby and Stephen Watt
Bishopbriggs Library, East Dunbartonshire – 19th June 2019 6.30pm-7.30pm Spacetime: a poetry reading and talk on the inspirations behind This Far Back Everything Shimmers. This reading is part of an astronomically themed reading month Watch This Space, run by East Dunbartonshire libraries.
Langside library, Glasgow, October 5th 1pm: I’ll be reading my poems, talking about the inspirations behind them, there’ll be a chance for some Q&A, and refreshments!
Pighog Poetry Brighton, June 28th 2018, details to follow.
Thistle Gallery, Park Road, Glasgow, 7th & 14th June 2018 as part of Art of Words exhibition.
Pilgrims and Pilgrimage Glasgow University Conference, Govan Old Church, Glasgow 19th May 2018
Golden Hare Books Edinburgh: reading with Vahni Capildeo and Vicki Feaver, March 22nd 2018, 6.30-8pm, tickets £5
Shore Poets, reading with Jane McKie and Jim McGonigal on Sunday 24th September, 7pm, The Outhouse, 12A Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH1 3LY.
Story cafe at Glasgow Women’s Library – 4th May, 12.30pm with Theresa Munoz, GWL, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow.
Bards at the Bookshop – 12th April at 7.00pm, with Mark Russell, Nairn Bookshop, High Street, Nairn.
StAnza Poetry Festival 2017 – 5th March 11.30am, with Katharine Towers, The Undercroft, St. John’s House, South Street, St. Andrews.
29th October 1.30pm – Dunoon Book Festival, with fellow Vagabond poets: Allan Cameron and Gerry Loose on Dunoon’s Victorian pier.
27th October 7pm – St. Mungo’s Mirrorball: Reading with J O Morgan and Marion McCready at the CCA, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
(£5/3 on the door, free to members)
21st August 9pm – Unbound at the Edinburgh Book Festival: From Lewis to Lahore involving beautiful music from Sarah Kazmi and Sara Hayes, engrossing storytelling from Ian Stephen and Shazea Quraishi all accompanied by fabulous illustrations from Mehreen Fatima and Kate Leiper. I will be doing a short reading of my versions of poems by Pakistan poets that were created during a project with Highlight Arts in 2015. (free event)
15th August 1pm – Edinburgh Book Fringe reading with William Letford at Word Power Books, West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh (free event)
This page will be updated regularly as more dates are confirmed for readings in 2017
To hear a recording of me reading two poems in a recent interview click this link.