The Kirkcudbright Book Week Podcast

A podcast bringing you the best of the annual book week based in the pretty harbour town of Kirkcudbright in South West Scotland. Monday February 27 - Saturday March 4, 2023 The second Kirkcudbright Book Week is designed to showcase the developing literary scene in Kirkcudbright and the wider Dumfries and Galloway area.

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5 days ago

Local farmer John tells Chris & Gerry a fascinating tale of following in the footsteps of his great great grandfather.
The book – On the Trail of a Broken Shoe – describes his ride on horseback following the route to Appin taken by south Ayrshireman John Kerr in 1811.

Sunday Jan 15, 2023

Chris Walker and Gerry Hassan chat with the renowned local poet and author. Life, Galloway tales, poems and the book week.

Meet Ian Robinson

Monday Dec 19, 2022

Monday Dec 19, 2022

Chris Walker and Gerry Hassan chat with acclaimed crime writer Ian Robinson who will be appearing at Kirkcudbright Book week in 2023

A chat with Gerry Hassan

Tuesday Nov 22, 2022

Tuesday Nov 22, 2022

Gerry Hassan is the author of "Scotland Rising" The case of independence. Gerry now lives in Kirkcudbright and will be appearing at Book Week 2023 on 2nd March 2023 at The Garret Hotel at 11am - in this episode Chris Walker and John Dean Chat to Gerry about his life, music, politics and literature

Wednesday Nov 02, 2022

Chris Walker and Gerry Hassan talk to author and founder of Kirkcudbright Book Week John Dean about a life in crime writing

Thursday Oct 20, 2022

It's mid October 2022 and plans are already underway for Kirkcudbright's second book week in February 2023 - hear Chris Walker chat to founder John Dean and committee member and author Gerry Hassan about what lies ahead for next year

Book week trailer

Friday Sep 30, 2022

Friday Sep 30, 2022

A taster of what’s to come on our podcast for Book Week 2023


Kirkcudbright Book Week

Kirkcudbright is “The Artists town” in the beautiful south west of Scotland, the region known as Dumfries and Galloway. Every year late February and early March the town plays host to a book week in conjunction with World Book Day. As well as many famous Artists residing in Kirkcudbright there is now a number of published writers living in and around Kirkcudbright. Book week features our local residential talent alongside some international writers who come to talk about their work and joy of writing. Our podcast will bring you the best of book week as it happens.

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