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26th January 2017

Three Great Writers’ Winter Workshops in prose and poetry.

Ajay Close
28 January at LASSWADE LIBRARY 10.00 am – noon.
Ajay Close is a novelist, playwright and journalist (long-listed for the Orange and Walter Scott prizes) explores the emotional flashpoints in place, politics and family.


25 February at the JOHN GRAY CENTRE HADDINGTON 10 am – noon.
Lin Anderson is a novelist, short story writer, screen writer and most recently a collaborator on a rock musical. She is best known for her series featuring forensic expert Rhona MacLeod, the latest being None but the Dead.


25 March at LASSWADE LIBRARY 10 am – noon
Gerry Cambridge is the founder-editor of the internationally regarded poetry journal The Dark Horse. His publications include seven poetry collections and several poetry collaborations with schools. The long poem pamphlet Blue Sky: Green Grass won the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award in 2004.