Ryan reads with Neu Reekie at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

June 24, 2016

reekieI’ll be among 12 writers from Neu Reekie’s new anthology, #UntitledTwo, reading at 7.30pm, Thursday 18 August, at the Garden Theatre at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

‘Untitled (Snoopy)’ published in Neu Reekie: #UntitledTwo

June 20, 2016

My poem ‘Untitled (Snoopy)’ is in Neu Reekie‘s second anthology, #UntitledTwo, which is now available from Birlinn.

Ryan Hosts Luke Wright and Michael Pedersen’s Pointing Fingers

August 1, 2013

On Friday night 16 August I’ll have the pleasure of hosting two much talked-about talented poets at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Join us for poems about love, booze and social commentary.

Hosting Luke Wright & Michael Pedersen: Poems Like Pointing Fingers

Friday 16 August, 8.30 – 9.30pm (£7/£5)

A new breed of poets is storming the spoken word scene and entertaining a generation for which Big Brother is a reality TV show as well as an Orwellian literary invention. Michael Pedersen, co-organiser of Edinburgh live poetry night Neu! Reekie! reads from Play with Me, while Essex-born Luke Wright, whose 5-star performances have wowed Fringe-goers, performs from his joyful new tome, Mondeo Man.

What: Luke Wright and Michael Pedersen at the EIBF.

Where: Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.

When: Friday 16 August, 8.30-9.30pm

How Much: £7 / £5 conc.