Merryn Glover & Linda Cracknell: Grantown-on-Spey author event
Join Merryn Glover and Linda Cracknell for an unmissable literary evening hosted by The Bookmark at The Pagoda, Grantown-on-Spey.
Merryn Glover and Linda Cracknell invite you to The Pagoda in Grantown-on Spey for an unmissable literary evening.
Doors will open at 7pm in time for a prompt event start at 7.30pm. Following a conversation from Merryn and Linda, there will be readings as well as a Q&A session in the final quarter of the event.
About the authors:
Merryn Glover was born in a former Rana palace in Kathmandu and grew up in Nepal, India and Pakistan. Her first major work was a stage play, The Long Way Home, which was broadcast on Radio Scotland. She has written three further radio plays for Radio 4 and Radio Scotland. Merryn’s first novel, A House Called Askival (2014), was published by Freight. Her second, Of Stone and Sky (2021) was published by Polygon and is set in the Highlands where she now lives. In 2019, she was appointed the first Writer in Residence for the Cairngorms National Park.
Linda Cracknell is a writer of fiction, non-fiction and radio drama as well as a self-employed teacher of creative writing in various settings. This includes a regular workshop in the Moroccan Sahara and a number of workshops which integrate walking and outdoor exploration with creative writing. Landscape, place and memory are key themes in her work, including Writing Landscape: Taking Note, Making Notes, a collection of essays published April 2023.
The Pagoda is an events space and café located within an iconic Japanese building in Grantown-on-Spey. Please contact Birlinn if you have any accessibility requirements.