Read Raw Ltd


Promoting Creative Writing in Scotland

Time to say Goodbye


Read Raw's webpage will be closing in August 2018 for a number of reasons.


We would take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been featured and submitted material and who made the site what is is.




Neil Leadbeater

is the new Featured Poet


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

New poems byJock Stein

and Roddy Scott

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

Do you want your work to appear on the site?

Raw Terror

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

New from Read Raw Press

Tannahill 200

Louise Turner

is our new featured Author

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.

If you have an event, competition, launch, or indeed, anything you would like to promote, contact us at

and we will do what we can to help