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Stuart Kelly

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Contact: stuartbankskelly@gmail.com
Local authority: Scottish Borders
Languages: English, Scots

I am the author of three books - The Book of Lost Books, Scott-Land: The Man Who Invented A Nation and The Minister And the Murderer: A Book Of Aftermaths. I have been a regular reviewer for numerous publications for twenty years.

(Works in Scots)

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; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Intergenerational learning; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Vulnerable adults

Topics of work

Ageing; Biography & memoir; Class & society; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Family; Historical fiction; History; Horror; Religion & beliefs; Rural communities; Wars & conflicts

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Audience size

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