Authors Live

Authors Live Events

  • 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
  • Tue 17 Nov 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      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
  • Thu 19 Nov 2020

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Author Nathan Bryon and illustrator Dapo Adeola tell us about their award-winning picture book, Look Up!

      Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola
  • 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
  • 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