Celebrate the top 100 cultural Scots in 2017 with an evening of live entertainment from artists, musicians, writers and performers. Acts at this year's Hot 100 include 404 Ink writers Jen McGregor and Ren Aldridge, singer-songwriter Siobhan Wilson, rapper Kobi Onyame and comedian Mark Nelson. The evening is hosted by Nicola Meighan.
Fresh from a summer of playing at the world's biggest literary festivals and some of Scotland's best musical festilals, Chris McQueer is heading to Partick Library for an evening to chat about his short story collection Hings. This event is part of Book Week Scotland.
Admission, free. Booking required at Partick Library - 0141 276 1560
Debut publisher 404 Ink’s Kickstarter campaign far exceeded its target and claimed the support of 1,300 backers, including icon Margaret Atwood, and it was the bestselling title at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. Three contributors – Jen McGregor, Alice Tarbuck and Becca Inglis – join Literary Dundee to discuss their work, and why it’s more important than ever to hold the truth to account in the midst of sensationalism and international political turmoil.
The weekend of Trump’s inauguration, two million people across seven continents marched against him. Nasty Women, the 370% crowd-funded essay collection hailed by Margaret Atwood as ‘an essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in’ brought together dynamic and urgent voices that captured what it means to be a woman in the Trump era. Contributors Joelle Owusu, Kristy Diaz and Zeba Talkhani discuss working class experience, racial divides, immigration, contraception, finding a voice online, role models and more.
Intolerance and inequality are increasingly normalised by the day, it’s more important than ever for women to share their experiences of the modern world. Holding society to account in the midst of sensationalism and international social turmoil Nasty Women is a broadside for our times, and we head to Belfast International Arts Festival to discuss.
After Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a ‘nasty woman’, this collection of essays by over twenty new writers looks at what it is to be a woman today. Come see some Nasty Women, ‘an essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now’, according to Margaret Atwood, at Tidelines Book Festival.
404 Ink appears at the Creatives Mean Business in conversation with Rebel Inc's founder Kevin Williamson on the challenges and triumphs of publishing in the digital age.
A delicious mash-up of spoken word, poetry and music featuring some of the best rising stars of the literary and music scenes in Scotland. The bill includes poetry and spoken word from Rachel McCrum and Sara Hirsch; up-and-coming 404 Ink author Chris McQueer; music from Laurence Made Me Cry and more, all brought to you by Scotland's finest champions of new voices, Flint & Pitch.
We're delighted to bring Nasty Women to Edinburgh International Book Festival. Join our panel of three Nasty Women to chat about the book itself, their own stories, and the continued importance of real stories in today's ever more sensationalist environment.
404 Ink are delighted to be joining acclaimed Turkish writer Elif Shafak, and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon for an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival for 'Life Under Public Scrutiny'. Come along on August 18th.
Chris McQueer performs at Belladrum Festival as part of the Sonnet Youth line-up.
From the streets of working class Scotland, and on occasion, a little beyond our solar system, comes one of the country's most hilarious debut writers. He caught folks' imagination on Medium with his stories, had rooms howling with laughter on the spoken word circuit, and now it's time to launch Hings into the world with an epic Interrobang?! party.
Flint & Pitch and 404 Ink present the final Revue of the F&P season, and launch Issue 2 of 404's literary magazine all in one go. Come along for spoken word and musical shenanigans.
404 Ink joins forces with For Books' Sake for a special edition of their spoken word extravaganza That's What She Said to launch Nasty Women.