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2017

 

Aug 19 chairing, Scottish PEN/Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series, Edinburgh International Book Festival

July 8 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

June 10 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

May 30 creative writing workshop, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

May 13 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

May 9 reading (with Kirsty Logan and David Gray), re-launch party of Word Power Books as Lighthouse Bookshop, Edinburgh

May 2 creative writing workshop, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Apr 22 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Apr 4 creative writing workshop, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Mar 18 editing workshop and speech, 48th Conference of Scottish Association of Writers, Westerwood Hotel, Glasgow

Mar 17-19 adjudicator (general short story competition), 48th Conference of Scottish Association of Writers, Westerwood Hotel, Glasgow

Mar 14 creative writing workshop, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Mar 11 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Feb 11 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Feb 7 creative writing workshop, Write at the Museum, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Jan 14 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Jan 10 creative writing workshop, Write at the Museum, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

 

2016

 

Dec 10 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Nov 22 creative writing workshop, Write at the Museum, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Nov 15 reading, Scottish PEN: Day of the Imprisoned Writer (focus on Turkey), Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh

Nov 12 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Oct 25 creative writing workshop, Write at the Museum, Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

Oct 22 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sept 24 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Aug 20 day-long tutoring, Jotters’ retreat, Ratho near Edinburgh

July 16 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

June 30 reading, Scottish PEN: Scotland Stands with Raif Badawi, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

June 11 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

May 20 reading, ‘Edinburgh – an Imaginative Introduction’, AGM Federation of Swiss Societies in the UK (FOSSUK), Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh

May 14 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Apr 16 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Apr awarded a second year as a Royal Literary Fund Lector for Reading Round Scotland

Mar 21 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Mar 17 reading/discussion, WEB (Women Enjoying Books), Edinburgh

Mar 11 reading/participation, International Women’s Day Symposium: Dangerous Women, Scottish PEN/Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Edinburgh University, Scottish Storytelling Centre

Mar 5 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Feb 13 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Jan 16 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

 

2015

 

Dec 12 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Nov 21 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Nov 12 reading, Scottish PEN: Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Edinburgh University

Oct 24 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sept 26 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sept 21 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Aug 25 reading, Edinburgh Book Fringe, Word Power Books

Aug 23 chairing, Scottish PEN/Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series, Edinburgh International Book Festival

July 18 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

June 27 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh 

May 23 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Apr 25 creative writing workshop, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Apr Lit Long: Edinburgh app – exploring Edinburgh’s literary past – includes The Waiting

Mar 30, reading, Lit Long: Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh

Jan 21 creative writing workshop (one-day course), The Sea, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Jan 17 reading, Corstorphine Youth and Community Centre

Jan 16 interview, CH–Creative Heads series on Facebook, Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom

Jan awarded Royal Literary Fund Lectorship for Reading Round Scotland (together with Anne Donovan, Tracey Herd, Alexander Hutchison and John Keay)

 

2014

 

Dec 10 creative writing workshop (one-day course), Eat, Drink and Be Merry, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Nov 28 reading, Previously History Festival, Writers’ Museum, Edinburgh

Oct 15 guest reading for Highlands Schools course, Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre (Arvon Foundation), Scottish Highlands

Aug 16 chairing, Scottish PEN/Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series, Edinburgh International Book Festival

Aug 12 taking part as a reader in Pete Ayrton’s Making Sense of the First World War event, Edinburgh International Book Festival

June 16 creative writing workshop, Creative Reframing, Universities Scotland, Edinburgh

June 14 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

May 17 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Apr 29 reading, launch of Edinburgh Review 139 Word Power Books, Edinburgh

Apr 16 creative writing workshop, (affiliated with REH), Ballenden House, Edinburgh

Apr 12 creative writing workshop, Modern Two (Dean Gallery), Edinburgh

Apr 9 guest reading for University of Manchester Writing School, Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre (Arvon Foundation), Scottish Highlands

Apr 7 reading, Women of Letters (smash-hit Australian literary salon), Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Mar 8 reading, In Memoriam, Dundee University/Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Mar 8 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Mar  Regi awarded Royal Literary Fund Fellowship 2014-15, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Feb 15 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Jan 18 creative writing workshop, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

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