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Read Raw Ltd


Promoting Creative Writing in Scotland

Ajay Close

is our new featured Author

The Rolling PROSE page is open to all.  Send us your short fiction of around 1000 words.

New prose from Patricia Brady and George Stewart

Raw Terror

See the the Read Raw Press page for details of how to purchase your copy.

John Glenday

is the new Featured Poet

New from Read Raw Press

Tannahill 200


Do you want your work to appear on the site?

Then send us your poems.  The Rolling Poetry Page is open to all.

New poems by Catherine McDonald

and Peter Hamill

Click image for more details

Robert Tannahill

2010 was the bi-centenary of the death of Robert Tannahill  (1774 - 1810).

We have added some additional pages to the site devoted to Tannahill and his work, click on his image to go to these pages.

Read Raw, having strong Paisley links were involved in promoting a number events to celebrate Tannahill's bi-centenary.

and we will do what we can to help

If you have an event, competition, launch, or indeed, anything you would like to promote, contact us at mail@readrawltd.co.uk