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, ALFOLD was staged in Glasgow & Edinburgh in October 2022. He was attached to The Traverse Theatre as part of the prestigious Traverse 50. Joe lives in Dennistoun with his wife, Virág.