A Steering Group is formed of a number of the directors and other volunteers: this manages our programme of events and manages other activities related to the Scottish Writers’ Centre’s work. Alongside board members, we have the valued support of Mark Cunningham and Claire Kennedy.
The Scottish Writers’ Centre is managed overall by a Board of Directors, writers who volunteer their time to provide governance and strategic direction.
The current Board is:
His two poetry collections, Good Morning (2010) and Tales from the Dartry Mountains (2020), were published by Diehard Press.
His first novel, To Live With What You Are, (2019) was published by Postbox Press and long-listed for Bath Novel Award.
He now lives on the edge of the Trossachs.
He is Scots Poetry Editor of Tapsalteerie press and enjoys reading his work whether for major international festivals or small local groups.
His first collection, "Oo an Feddirs" was published by Luath Press in 2015 and his second, "Doors tae Naewye" is expected early 2020. He comes fae Yell.
She designs app-books, writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction and facilitates writing workshops and communities.
Her non-fiction books Wellspring and Magpie Mind draw on her experience of helping writers defeat procrastination and live more creative lives.
He was a Robert Louis Stevenson writing fellow in 2017.
He has two new novels in draft and is writing a book of non-fiction about Scottish novelist and screenwriter, Alan Sharp. The Antihero’s Journey is scheduled for publication in 2020.
Rose rediscovered poetry and spoken word in 2010 at Inky Fingers in Edinburgh, writing a poem every day after a critical illness in 2013 is her way of loving and valuing her life, being happy with the simple every day things in life.
Our patrons are: Ron Butlin, Margaret Elphinstone, Rodge Glass, Liz Lochhead and Aonghas MacNeacail.