Over 40 people were treated to a varied programme of prose and poetry readings at the Mitchell Library on the evening of Wednesday 21st November.
All five readers – Vicki Feaver, Carl MacDougall, Sally Evans, Bernard MacLaverty and Sheila Templeton figure in the book, Autumn Voices: Scottish writers over 70 talk about creativity in later life, which was edited by Robin Lloyd-Jones who chaired the event on Wednesday evening.

From left to right: Sally Evans, Sheila Templeton, Carl MacDougall, Vicki Feaver, Bernard MacLaverty, Robin Lloyd-Jones

At the Question & Answer session, when asked what advice would the panel give to writers in later life, the general drift of the replies was:
Write what you really want to write and never lose your sense of awe and wonder.