Katie Green guest at Glasgow’s Aye! Write festival

Katie Green. Photo: Chris Bertram

Photo: Chris Bertram

Author Katie Green will be giving a talk in Glasgow as part of the upcoming Aye Write! and Scottish Mental Health and Arts Festival, on Friday 18th October.

Lighter Than My Shadow is Katie Green’s new graphic novel about how being a picky eater slides into anorexia and is sure to catapult her into the first rank of contem​porary graphic memoirists. Already well known for her zine The Green Bean, Katie’s memoir not only shows “those who are so weak they prey on the weak”, but how happiness can be recovered and transformed.  ​
Aye Write! takes place at Glasgow’s iconic Mitchell Library annually, every spring.The festival also extends to one-off events throughout the year.
• Katie Green: Friday 18 October 2013, 15.30 – 16.30pm Jeffrey Room, Mitchell Library. Tickets £5 (subject to booking fee). Buy tickets​​
• Festival Website: www.ayewrite.com

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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