Katy has a
new blog. It's called The Writer and the Baker, and it's the place to go
for advice on writing and recipes for David's cakes. Read it, watch
it, follow it, like it at: www.thewriterandthebaker.net/
Another birthday celebration! MacRobert Theatre at Stirling
University turns 40 this weekend, and Katy's been invited to perform
as part of the celebrations. David has been baking some tasty treats to
give away and there's loads of other great events happening too -
take a peek at MacRobert's
website, get your party hart on, and get down there.
spectacle that is Literary
Death Match is coming to Glasgow on Wednesday 7th September and the
lovely folks at Cargo
Publishing have asked Katy to be part of it. She's hoping to win the
approval of comedian Jo Caulfield and writer Lesley MacDowell with a
seven-minute performance. If she fails, death is (almost) certain. Come
along - it starts at 8pm at Mono, Glasgow.
Katy is thrilled to
have been named an alternate resident for the prestigious Kerouac
House project in Orlando, USA.
To celebrate the the National
Theatre of Scotland's fifth birthday, Katy will be performing at the
University of Glasgow on Wednesday June 22nd at 12.30pm. If you'd like to
see the performance, come along to 1 the Square. If you can't make it, you
can watch it live online at http://fiveminutetheatre.com/
More cakey treats! Come and help yourself to one of Dave's brownies and
hear Katy perform on Sunday 10 April in the Arches, Glasgow. The event is
Minute 11 and it's going to be great.
Katy has written a
short story for the Scottish Book Trust's Family Legends project. You
can read it online, and then write one of your own. It's called, My
mother's hair is red.
Like women? Come and celebrate
International Women's Day at the Tramway, Glasgow on 8th March 2011.
Katy's going to be performing at 2pm and 7pm, and David the baker
is providing the treats. It's all part of the marvellous Loop 100
Katy has a new piece of micro fiction in the January issue of
From Glasgow to Saturn. Read it here: fromglasgowtosaturn.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/issue-193.pdf
new year, a new project. In 2011, Katy will mostly be enjoying
being one half of Scotland's first novelist/baker collaboration.
She'll leave you to guess which half.
Come and hear Katy perform
part of a new story she's working on as part of the Fence
Collective's Halloween Party. The story's not spooky, but hopefully it's
still enjoyable. Get thee some tickets
and then get down to the Old Hairdressers building opposite
Stereo in Glasgow, 31st October 2010, 4pm.
Katy's reading a
short story at a new night for Scottish fiction, Forge of the
Wordsmiths. It's in the Flying Duck in Glasgow. You can read her
thoughts about stepping out of the garret on the Forge
of the Wordsmiths blog.
Katy has been awarded a summer
residency at the MacDowell
Colony in America to work on her novel, Gift
Katy is inordinately delighted to be collaborating with
writer, director and performer Gary McNair on his latest work. 'Crunch' opens at
Oran Mor, Glasgow at 1pm on 8 Feb and runs every
lunchtime until the 13th.
The Scottish Arts Council are
featuring a short story by Katy on their website. It's called Redundant.