Authors Live

Authors Live Events

  • Thu 30 Sep 2021

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Abi Elphinstone has had adventures all over the world, from Africa to the Arctic. And she has created magical adventures in her books as well. Take a trip to an enchanted kingdom as Abi discusses her latest title, The Crackledawn Dragon. P4-7.

      Abi Elphinstone
  • Tue 19 Oct 2021

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      How can history inspire creative writing? Catherine Johnson is an award-winning author and screenwriter who has used historical settings in many of her novels – and she’ll be revealing some of her secrets! A perfect event for Black History Month. P5 – S2.

      Catherine Johnson
  • Tue 8 Jun 2021

    • 11:00
      BBC Pacific Quay

      Author Gill Lewis tells us how environmental issues inspire her books, such as the Willow Wildthing series. P3-7.

      Gill Lewis
  • Thu 18 Mar 2021

    • 10:55
      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
  • Tue 16 Mar 2021

    • 10:55
      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
  • 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
  • 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