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Liz Niven

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Contact: ln@lizniven.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English, Scots
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I'm a widely published poet writing in Scots and English. A former teacher, I've edited and compiled many Scots educational resources for schools' use. I've appeared in literary festivals in UK and beyond and I am an Honorary Fellow in the Associaion for Scottish Literary Studies.

As well as appearing in collections (Luath) and anthologies, I've collaborated with artists in text-based public installations.

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

Bibliotherapy; Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Outdoor learning; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Gender equality; Nature; Politics; Rural communities

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

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

Audience size

0-10; 11-30