Angus events for readers

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This autumn, seven much admired Scottish female authors have agreed to share the secret of their writing with readers in Angus.

The programme of author talks entitled ‘Wifies What Write’ take place in each of the burgh libraries with Maureen Reynolds, whose new book A Private Sorrow is proving very popular, going to Arbroath Library on Saturday, September 10 at 2pm.

She is followed by crime writer Alex Gray, who has been likened to a female Ian Rankin, at Carnoustie library on Thursday, September 15 at 7pm.

Still on the crime theme, Brechin library are delighted to welcome Aline Templeton creator of DI Marjory Fleming. Aline will be in Brechin Library on Tuesday, September 20 at 6.30pm.

Meg Henderson, an author and journalist, whose books are much loved by Angus readers will be speaking at Montrose library on Tuesday, October 18 at 7pm. Her books are generally set in pre war and wartime Glasgow.

Author Maggie Craig is visiting Forfar Library on Tuesday, October 18 at 2.30pm. Her latest book, When the Clyde Ran Red, is about the strike at the Singer Sewing Machine plant through to the Clydebank Blitz.

Finally, Monifieth Library is playing host to crime writer Karen Campbell, described by The Scotsman as the new face in the Scottish crime writing scene. She is appearing on Thursday, October 27 at 7pm.

All sessions cost £2 and tickets are available at any Angus library.

The sessions have been funded with help from the Scottish Book Trust Live literature scheme.