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Ian Macpherson

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Contact: macpherson.mail@gmail.com
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
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Ian Macpherson has taught creative writing - script, radio, novel - at Glasgow University, Moniack Mhor and numerous book festivals. An award-winning standup, his main focus is on humour.

Available for workshops, readings and Great To Be Back, a one-man show about his journey from standup to literature. He is the host of Word Jazzology in Glasgow and beyond. (Photo credit: Ali Whitelock)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Prisoners & young offenders; Vulnerable adults; Vulnerable older people

Topics of work

Biography & memoir; Childhood; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction

Age groups published for

Children; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+