Charlie Gracie Website

Charlie GracieWELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF CHARLIE GRACIE

Charlie Gracie is a poet and writer, originally from Baillieston, Glasgow and now living on the edge of the Trossachs.

You can see what Charlie is up to. You’ll find out where to buy his poetry collection: that’s Good Morning, by the way, and it’s available in discerning bookshops in all sorts of places.

You’ll also learn where to catch up with him at events and what is floating his boat currently about other people’s writing. Get in touch…

Charlie Gracie’s poems are quiet and clear, in love with nature and all of the possibilities of being human and alive.  As refreshing as a cool drink of Scottish water on a warm summer’s day.” Alan Bissett

Events

  • Come East to WEST on 6th September Come East to WEST for a great night of music and spoken word. The Scottish Writers’ Centre is bringing together six poets: Charlie Gracie; Finola Scott; Mary Thomson; Derek Parkes; Lesley Traynor and Frances Corr for a great evening of poetry and music at WEST Brewery in Glasgow Green. The evening will compered ...
  • Callander Poetry Weekend 2016: 2-4 September Another excellent weekend coming up of poetry, music and  fun at Callander Poetry Weekend. This annual extravaganza is truly one of the highlights of the year. The weekend will run from Friday 2 till Sunday 4 September. Sally Evans and Ian King are fantastic supporters of poets and poetry, and the weekends are always ...

Writing

  • ‘Jackdaws’ shortlisted for Fish Poetry Prize ‘Jackdaws’ shortlisted for Fish Poetry Prize My poem ‘Jackdaws’ is part of a larger sequence I am writing based around the Dartry Mountains in Ireland. The ...
  • Northwords Now poetry reviews Northwords Now is an excellent Scottish literary journal, produced and published in the north of the country. Edited by the poet and academic, Chris Powici, ...
  • Scotia Extremis: week ten You’ve got to love the place whaur extremes meet: Scotia Extremis, now at week 10 of a year-long exploration of the edges of Scotland and ...
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I hope to see a big bunch of you at this tomorrow night in the WEST on the Green. It'll be a blast. No ticket price, so you'll have plenty for the great beer. ... See MoreSee Less

Come East to WEST

September 6, 2016, 7:30pm - September 6, 2016, 10:30pm

'Come East to WEST' Bringing Poetry & Music into Glasgow’s East End Hosted by Donal McLaughlin with music by Will McArthur On Tuesday 6th of September 2016, the Scottish Writers' Centre presents an evening of poetry and music to highlight the extraordinary legacy and achievements of poets and musicians living in Scotland. To celebrate the vibrancy of poetry and the diversity of Scotland’s poets, six poets will read their work, two of whom have ties to the east end, Mary Thomson and Charlie Gracie. We’re inviting you to ‘Come East to WEST’ to share and enjoy an evening of poetry in Glasgow’s East End hosted by award winning translator, and writer, Donal McLaughlin with music by Will McArthur. We’re offering something completely new for everyone bringing you a night that promises to be engaging and unforgettable. In a live event of spoken word and music, local East End poets, Mary Thomson and Charlie Gracie will kick off the night with readings of original work from poets, Frances Corr , Derek Parkes, Finola Scott, Lesley Traynor. This is a Free Event for All

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