Joe McCann is a black writer from Glasgow. He is compelled to tell stories about the black working-class experience. His works include Dented Little Faces (Art School), Lace Up (Traverse), Things My White Friends Say (The Tron) & The Charcoal Rooms (Traverse). His screenplay, If Things Come Alive was long listed by The BBC’s Script Room. The Bookies, a black comedy he co-wrote had a hugely successful run at Dundee Rep last May. His latest piece, Alföld will be staged in Glasgow & Edinburgh this coming October. He was attached to The Traverse Theatre as part of the prestigious Traverse 50. Joe lives in Dennistoun with his wife, Virág.