We are delighted to welcome 2 local South Lanarkshire based authors for our very first Author Events hosted by Healthy n Happy, as part of Scotland's Year of Stories 2022. Whilst not everyone will be able to attend in person we're excited to announce we will also be broadcasting both of these events live on our Healthy n Happy Youtube Channel and they will be featured later on CamGlen Radio to listen /watch again if you are unable to watch at these times. Spaces are limited so please register your interest below.
Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full-time novelist, and is now one of Britain’s leading crime authors. His novels have sold more than 2 million copies in the UK alone, and has won both the McIlvanney Prize and the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award. Chris was born in Glasgow and now lives in South Lanarkshire. His latest novel, The Cliff House, was released in July 2022
Lisa Gray previously worked as the Chief Scottish Football Writer at the Press Association and books columnist at the Daily Record Saturday Magazine. Her debut novel, Thin Air, was a Washington Post and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Her new novel, The Dark Room, is coming this October. Lisa now writes full-time and lives right here in Rutherglen!
These events have been supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund is being delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.
They are also supported by Scottish Book Trust Live Literature Programme Funding.