Creative Writing Workshops
This year, we’ve teamed up with four fantastic authors who are leading writing workshops on Blether.
These workshops are for everyone: from experienced writers to people who are just starting out. So if you’ve got a story for Blether but don’t know where to start, come along and find out from the experts.
|Saturday 13 April||2-4pm||Perth Museum & Art Gallery||Lucy Ribchester||Book Now|
|Saturday 13 April||3-5pm||Edinburgh Central Library||Nadine Aisha Jassat||Book Now|
|Saturday 20 April||2-4pm||Dundee Central Library||Marc Pye||Book Now|
|Saturday 27 April||11am-1pm||The Mitchell Library, Glasgow||Marc Pye||Book Now|
|Saturday 4 May||11am-1pm||Edinburgh Central Library||Lucy Ribchester||Book Now|
|Saturday 11 May||11am-1pm||The Mitchell Library, Glasgow||Kirsty Logan||Book Now|
|Saturday 18 May||2-4pm||Aberdeen Central Library||Kirsty Logan||Book Now|
|Saturday 25 May||11am-1pm||Portobello Library||Nadine Aisha Jassat||Book Now|
About the Authors
Kirsty Logan is a professional daydreamer. She is the author of two novels, The Gloaming and The Gracekeepers, and two story collections, A Portable Shelter and The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales. She lives in Glasgow with her wife and their rescue dog.
Lucy is a writer based in Edinburgh whose novels include The Hourglass Factory and The Amber Shadows.
In 2013, Lucy won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award and was shortlisted for the Costa Short Story Award in 2014. In 2016 she was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. Lucy is currently working on her third novel.
Nadine Aisha Jassat
Nadine Aisha Jassat is a writer, creative practitioner and educator in the field of challenging gender-based violence.
In 2017 she was named as one of '30 Inspiring Women Under 30' by YWCA Scotland, and in 2018 she was awarded a prestigious Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. Her debut collection, Let Me Tell You This, is out now.
Marc Pye grew up in Liverpool, moved to Scotland in his late teens and now lives in Glasgow. Amongst his television writing credits are Eastenders, High Road, The Bill, Waterloo Road, The Royal, Holby Blue, Echo Beach, River City, The Street and Moving On.
He has written two novels, Lollipop and Rewire and three short films, Baldy McBain, Last Legs and Instant Credit.