Authors Live

Authors Live Events

  • Mon 1 Mar 2021

    • UK young adult novelist Holly Bourne tells us about her new book The Places I've Cried in Public. The novel tells the story of Amelie and her attempts to get over a difficult relationship.

      Holly Bourne
  • Tue 16 Mar 2021

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Award winning author and illustrator Catherine Rayner tells us the story of Arlo, the lion who couldn't sleep. And Catherine will also be showing us how she creates her amazing illustrations. P1-3.

      Catherine Rayner
  • Thu 18 Mar 2021

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Alastair has written three storybooks and a sci-fi adventure - so he knows a lot about storytelling. In this edition of Authors Live, Alastair will share the secrets of how you can tell your own stories! P4-7.

      Alastair Chisholm
  • Thu 28 Jan 2021

    • 11:00
      Glasgow

      Stand by for some top tips as young adult author Ross Sayers gives us his A-Z of creative writing. S3 and above.

      Ross Sayers
  • Thu 29 Oct 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      James Robertson and Lari Don treat us to a reading of James' Scots version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Room on the Broom.

      James Robertson and Lari Don
  • Thu 17 Sep 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Scottish author Ross MacKenzie will be telling us about his new book The Otherwhere Emporium. The Emporium is a magical shop filled with fabulous treasures - and dangers! Ross will also have plenty of tips for getting going with your own creative writing.

      Ross MacKenzie
  • Tue 3 Mar 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Ten years after being the very first Authors Live guest, poet Michael Rosen returns to help celebrate Authors Live’s 10th birthday. With Michael for this special programme will be comic artist Tanya Roberts.

      Michael Rosen
  • Thu 30 Jan 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      International bestselling author Kwame Alexander talks about his career as a writer and why he thinks poetry is a powerful way of telling stories.

      Kwame Alexander