Or rather their words do, courtesy of letters they've written directly to the people of Glasgow dealing with the Arab Spring, and responding to current events in their respective countries.
These are then read out on stage by a selection of Scottish writers: on opening day Liz Lochhead; Louise Welsh; Alan Bissett and Andrew O'Hagan. And a satisfying and engaging fist of proceedings they make of it too, as we are offered snapshots of changing, and unchanging worlds, in Egypt, Palestine and Syria.
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