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Kirstin Innes

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Local authority: Renfrewshire
Languages: English
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Kirstin Innes's first novel Fishnet won The Guardian's Not The Booker Prize in 2015, will be published in the US by Simon & Schuster's Scout Press in summer 2019, and is currently in development for television with STV. Her second novel Scabby Queen will be published by 4th Estate in 2020, and she is currently developing a play with the National Theatre of Scotland.

An experienced performer and workshop facilitator, she can deliver events on a range of topics and aspects of writing craft. Kirstin set up the live literature night Words Per Minute, and is also an award-winning journalist.

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

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

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Biography & memoir; Class & society; Contemporary fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Family; First experiences for younger readers; Gender equality; Politics; Publishing & getting published

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

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