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Ciara MacLaverty

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Other contact method: Twitter: @CiaraMacLaverty
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
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"A born enthusiast" is how The Times 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."

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen; 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

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience can work with

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

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+