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Hugh McMillan

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Email steamboatsmcmillan@hotmail.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English, Scots
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I am a well published poet and writer, anthologised and broadcast widely. I have worked with writers groups of all ages and backgrounds, including in schools, prisons and hospitals. I can facilitate workshops or projects which use writing as a way to unlock creativity and memory. I am an entertaining reader and performer of my work, also. I have performed at festivals in the UK and abroad. In 2017 I was writer in residence at the Harvard Summer School.

(Works in Scots)

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

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; People living with dementia; Prisoners & young offenders; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable older people; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Childhood; Death, grief & bereavement; Emigration & immigration; Family; Fantasy; History; Island communities; Politics; Travel writing; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

11-30