This week marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Here's a wee story to commemorate that event. Written almost forty years ago, it's called Fitting Retribution.
Missing Christmas already? Well, here in his inimitable dialect is a wee memoir of a Christmas past from the Ayrshire bard himself, Angus Shoor Caan. Appropriately enough, it’s called Ri demise a’ Christmas.
Enjoy the memory!
Yes, Dracula is back, folks! And this time it’s a case of love at first bite when he encounters a lonely punk girl in You Remind Me of Bela Lugosi by Manchester-born author and McStorytellers newcomer William Stephen Taylor.
Have a fang-tastic Friday!
Whether it’s in an elegant West End townhouse or up a close in the fag-end of the city, tenement-living can be fraught with hazards, especially if you say little and keep to yourself. Such is the case in The departure of a small man, a salutary tale by Motherwell-born writer Gordon Gibson, who makes a welcome return to McStorytellers after too long an absence.
Was it a case of food, glorious food when vagrants received charity from the Church back in 1960’s Minnesota? Sadly not, as our favourite American McStoryteller testifies in Food for Thought, another poignant tale from Michael C. Keith’s early life on the road.
Brendan Gisby is McStoryteller-in-Residence. He's the author of four novels, three biographies and several short story collections.