Zoë Howe

Image by Melanie Smith
Image by Melanie Smith

When?: Saturday 25th, 6pm – 7pm
Where?: TBC
What?: Podcast celebrating contemporary Scottish music

Zoë’s books includeLee Brilleaux – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gentleman’a biography of the celebrated Dr Feelgood frontman, the bestselling Stevie Nicks – Visions, Dreams And Rumours’, ‘Barbed Wire Kisses – The Jesus and Mary Chain Story’,  ‘Typical Girls? The Story Of The Slits’, ‘How’s Your Dad? Living In The Shadow of a Rock Star Parent’, ‘Florence + The Machine – An Almighty Sound and Wilko Johnson – Looking Back At Me’.

She was also a contributing author toBritish Beat Explosion – Rock ‘n’ Roll Island’ and wrote the ‘fairytale’ which accompanied the 2015 DVD release of award-winning Julien Temple documentary The Ecstasy Of Wilko Johnson. In 2015, Zoë joined the Doc ‘n’ Roll Film Festival jury, and was also announced as the Louder Than Words Festival’s first ‘luminary’. As of 2016, she is The Blues Magazine’s resident ‘rock ‘n’ roll agony aunt’.

Zoë’s debut novel, ‘Shine On, Marquee Moon‘, was shortlisted for the Virginia Prize For Fiction in March 2016.  The novel is due for publication in September 2016 (Matador).