WHAT’S ON:
LITERATURE

6:30 pm
Join award-winning Author, Literary Agent, and Commissioning Editor Allan Guthrie as he helps you navigate the world of publishing. Allan will discuss the importance of the Literary Agent in the publishing process, and how to go about finding the right Agent for your work, in...
Cafe Wynd
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Pecha Kucha was devised in Tokyo and is a networking event for creative people.  Throughout Scotland, many  ‘creative hubs’ have been delivering Pecha Kucha events and have found them to be an extremely successful way of promoting the fantastic activities taking place within their local creative industry...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
6:15 pm
Award-winning, Dunfermline-born wildlife cameraman and presenter Doug Allan is famous for his work in cold, remote places on BBC series such as Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and Forces of Nature. With a wealth of stories and pictures, Doug will take you up close to...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
6:00 pm
Writer Gregory Burke was born in Dunfermline in 1968. His debut play Gagarin Way won multiple awards while smash hit Black Watch won the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Play, the South Bank Show Theatre Award and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
7:00 pm
Best-selling author Daniel Kalder makes a welcome return to his hometown of Dunfermline to talk about his latest work Dictator Literature. In what’s sure to be an entertaining evening, Daniel will appear in conversation with journalist Jackie McGlone  as they take an unforgettable look at...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 7 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
Skids frontman Richard Jobson will read passages from his acclaimed new sci-fi novel Speed of Life with musical accompaniment by Filthy Tongues maestro Martin Metcalfe. Q&A
Fire Station Creative
11:00 am
You can’t beat a baddie everyone loves to hate. Join children’s author Juliette Forrest who will help you create some memorable baddies. Drawing inspiration from some infamous wicked characters, we’ll create our very own despicable villains from scratch. Watch out, they’re behind you! After finishing...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
  This is a free event but ticketed. Tickets available from Little Shop of Heroes.
Little Shop of Heroes
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Award-winning Estelle Maskame will read from her latest novel JUST DON’T MENTION IT. This latest book sees her return to the popular series DID I MENTION I LOVE YOU?  Estelle will talk about the trilogy and why she’s returned to it by writing a book...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Join bestselling internet sensation Chris McQueer who will be reading from the sensational Hings, as well as trying out some new, never-before-heard stories from his new collection. A must-see event with Scotland’s next great writing talent. Author Bio Chris McQueer is an author from the...
Fire Station Creative
3:30 pm
Mash will be entertaining you with scrumptious stories, delectable ditties and rhymes worth rolling off the tongue! These storytelling sessions incorporate songs, props and joining-in-fun for wee ones and their families. Discover the favourite food of fairies and join in with the “Fitness Fruit Salad” song! This is a...
Andrew Carnegie Birth Place Museum
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
We are then holding a chat with Q&A in the store on the Saturday evening. (a Free ticketed event) 7pm – 9pm
Little Shop of Heroes
11:30 am
Join literary consultant and editor Claire Wingfield for a workshop on the routes to publication and achieving your publishing goals. Claire Wingfield is an editor and literary consultant who lives in Dunfermline. She works with writers at all stages, on fiction and non-fiction, and is...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
In the Blink of an Eye: The Work and Women of Edinburgh artist David Octavius Hill. is a re-imagining of the life of this Edinburgh artist whose second wife was Amelia Paton of Dunfermline. In this event, Ali will read extracts from her second novel In the...
Fire Station Creative
3:30 pm
So you want to be a writer? A panel of published authors, new writers, and professionals from the world of publishing will be on hand to talk about their experience of writing, and publishing, and to provide expert advice to help you get your writing...
Fire Station Creative

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