Queerness in 1980s Glasgow with Booker Prize Shortlisted Author Douglas Stuart

Monday 16 November | 18-19:00

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Join a very special conversation with Douglas Stuart presented by the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Programme. Stuart will be in conversation with Gaar Adams, DFA Candidate at the University of Glasgow. Don't miss this opportunity to hear one of Scotland’s most celebrated new literary voices.

Douglas Stuart is a Scottish - American author. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, is shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize. It is to be translated into eleven languages. Stuart wrote Shuggie Bain over a ten year period and is currently at work on his second novel, Loch Awe. His short stories, Found Wanting, and The Englishman, were published in The New Yorker magazine. His essay, Poverty, Anxiety, and Gender in Scottish Working-Class Literature was published by Lit Hub.

Born and raised in Glasgow, Stuart has an MA from the Royal College of Art in London, and since 2000 he has lived and worked in New York City.

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