Paisley Book Festival Opening Event: Radical New Futures

Join the Paisley Book Festival team for their opening event, Radical New Futures, providing a flavour of what this year's festival has in store!

Paisley Book Festival Opening Event: Radical New Futures

About Paisley Book Festival Opening Event: Radical New Futures

Join us to launch this year’s festival as we give a taste of what’s in store over the next ten days.

We’re joined by poet, playwright and performer Hannah Lavery, whose recent works The Drift and Lament for Sheku Boyah both call for accountability from a society that remains determined to look the other way.

We also welcome writer Laura Waddell, whose recent book, Exit, is a wide-ranging exploration of exit signs and what might be on the other side.

Finally, we hear from Renfrewshire local Alan Bissett with his new novella Lazy Suzan, the unusual format of which explores many possible futures for a young social media influencer on the party scene.

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