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David McVey

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Contact: dumgoyne1402@hotmail.com
Local authority: East Dunbartonshire
Languages: English, Scots

I have published over 120 short stories, as well as a great deal of non-fiction and some poetry. I have wide experience of working with writers groups, students and community organisations. I have run workshops, given talks and taught specific skills such as editing and marketing. As an FE Lecturer I am an experienced and confident communicator.

(Works in Scots)

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dundee; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Intergenerational learning; People experiencing mental health problems; Reluctant readers; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Adventure; Ageing; Animals; Biography & memoir; Childhood; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Fantasy; History; Music; Mystery & thriller; Nature; Politics; Publishing & getting published; Religion & beliefs; Rural communities; Sports; Travel writing; Urban communities; Wars & conflicts; World War 1; World War 2

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

15-18; 18+

Audience size