Authors Live

Authors Live Events

  • 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
  • Thu 21 Nov 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      In Book Week Scotland, we celebrate 20 years of the famous picture book by Julia Donaldson with readings in Scots and Gaelic with James Robertson and Catriona Lexy Campbell.

      The Gruffalo’s 20th Birthday
  • Tue 19 Nov 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      On International Men’s Day, Nikesh Shukla talks about his latest novel ‘The Boxer’ and the importance of talking about mental health and wellbeing. This event will feature a reading from the book which includes a description of a violent attack.

      Nikesh Shukla
  • Wed 2 Oct 2019

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Ahead of National Poetry Day, Gray Crosbie speaks to Dean Atta and Rachel Plummer about LGBTQ identities in poetry. (For S1-S6 pupils)

      National Poetry Day 2019