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Des Dillon

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Contact: des@desdillon.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English, Scots
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I am experienced and have won awards across many forms, TV, film, novels, poetry and stage and have delivered readings, talks and workshops in schools, prisons and hospitals.

(Photo credit: broaddaylight)

(Works in Scots)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

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

Events can deliver

Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Outdoor learning; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Adolescence; Adventure; Childhood; Class & society; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction; Drug addiction, alcoholism & substance abuse; Family; Friendship; Historical fiction; Poverty; Rural communities; Sports; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts; World War 2

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

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