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"A born enthusiast" is how TheTimes Literary Supplement described Ciara MacLaverty. Available for readíngs, workshops and commissions, she has written for Scottish Opera, Enterprise Music Scotland and Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Liz Lochhead said of the poems in Ciara's recent pamphlet, that they are "funny, generous and deeply humane."
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)
Topics of work
Activism & protest; Adolescence; Ageing; Childhood; Environment & climate; Family; First experiences for younger readers; Friendship; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Human rights; Island communities; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Music; Nature