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Sophie Cooke

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Contact: cooke_sophie@yahoo.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English, Scots

I'm a novelist, poet, short story writer, and travel writer. My first two novels are based in rural Scotland, and my novel-in-progress is based in the former Yugoslavia, during the 1990s wars. My poetry explores mythology, science, environmental issues, and human emotion. I make film-poems in collaboration with film-makers and editors. My short stories deal with themes from ageing, family and love. to mining and dystopian futures.

(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

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

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Adults with additional support needs; Vulnerable older people

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Adolescence; Ageing; Animals; Childhood; Class & society; Contemporary fiction; Discrimination & Prejudice; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Food; Gender equality; Human rights; Love & romance; Politics; Religion & Beliefs; Science; Travel writing; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100