Pictures courtesy of the National Library of Scotland
It has been heralded as a major turning point for 20th century literature…and it took place in Scotland.
The 1962 International Writers' Conference brought together masters of the written word like Norman Mailer and Mary McCarthy for a week's worth of debates and discussion.
To mark the 50th anniversary, they are doing it all over again.
Scotland Tonight’s Rona Dougall was joined by Jim Haynes, who helped organise the 1962 conference, Dr Angela Bartie, co-author of a new book telling the story behind the event, and the acclaimed crime writer Denise Mina to discuss the conference.
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