Events 2019

October – November

Radical Bookfair – Lighthouse Bookshop


Our haiku workshop is back!

Enjoy creative outlets for self-expression? Poetry & glitter & glue at this Knight Errant workshop!

Haiku is a very brief, structured, fun poetry form – and a great way to explore ideas whether you’re a poetry pro, or completely new to creative writing!

Time: 14.15–16.00 (sharp start)

Tickets: free tickets available or a £5 contibution towards the costs of the bookfair if you can spare it, grab one here


Accessibility: fully accessible venue.



We are finally launching Gray Crosbie’s flash fiction collection “Love, Pan-Fried”.

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We have two launches planned so far:

27 October | Typewronger Books, Edinburgh

Time: 19.00–20.00

Tickets: non-ticketed event, free (if you can, check in on the Facebook event page)

Location: 4a Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AE

Accessibility: mostly standing room with some seats available for those who need seating, the venue is not accessible for wheelchair users as there are a few stairs leading down into the shop. There are no toilet facilities. We will have another event in Edinburgh in 2020 that is in a more accessible venue.

3 November | Category is Books, Glasgow

Time: 19.00–20.00

Tickets: non-ticketed, free (if you can, check in on the Facebook event page)

Location: 34 Allison St, Glasgow G42 8NN

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible with standing and sitting room (depending on how busy the event is, sitting room priority to those who need it). No toilet facilities on the premises but the pub around the corner is happy to let us use theirs.





Catch us at Category is Books for a take #2 on Queering the Map of Glasgow ft. readings and an informal panel with Mel Reeve, Eleanor Capaldi, Sarah Spence, Michael L Richardson and Ely Percy.

Time: 19.00 (sharp) – 20.30

Tickets: free (but please book so that we have a headcount). Grab one here.

Location: 34 Allison Street, Glasgow, G42 8NN

Accessibility: standing and sitting room available, wheelchair accessible. No toilets on the premises. Bus and train connections within 5 minutes of the bookshop.


We will be running a creative writing workshop in collaboration with Free Pride 2019. Our working title is ‘Haiku That’.

During this workshop we will try our hand at creating queerness-inspired haiku and crafting a snazzy collage to accompany it. If this sounds like your jam, do please drop in and definitely come to check out the other events on offer at Free Pride!

Time: 14.30–16.00 (sharp start)

Tickets: free, grab one here

Location: Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow

Accessibility: fully accessible venue.









Catch us at Aye Write! 

After a successful Kickstarter campaign we’re finally launching Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz by Ely Percy into the world. Our first stop – Glasgow. This event will be chaired by Zoë Strachan.

Book here.



Catch us at our favourite book nook in Edinburgh – The Lighthouse!

Book directly here.

If you can’t make our Scottish launches, do not fret, you can pre-order the book in our online store.


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