Posts Tagged ‘Tyne and Esk’

Creative Writing Fellow – 2017-18

27th September 2017

CREATIVE WRITING FELLOW, Autumn 2017 ‘Half-Time’ Appointment

Spreading an appointment half-time over six months, the first 3 months will be as follows – it includes a bias for political/financial reasons towards Haddington and Musselburgh, without short-changing other groups.

Haddington Poets Oct 3 2pm
Haddington Writers Oct 10 7pm
Dunbar Writers Oct 19 7.30pm
Musselburgh Writers Oct 24 7pm

Haddington Poets Nov 7 2pm
Dalkeith Writers Nov 8 7pm
North Berwick Writers Nov 21 7pm
Musselburgh Writers Nov 21 7pm

Penicuik Writers Dec 7 7pm
Port Seton Writers Dec 13 7pm
Musselburgh Poets ? Dec 14 7pm
Haddington Writers Dec 19 7pm


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Tyne & Esk Creative Writing fellow 2017-18

27th September 2017

catherine simpsonThanks to funding from the Musselburgh and Haddington Common Good Funds, we are happy to announce that Catherine Simpson has been re-appointed on a half-time basis as our Creative Writing Fellow, from the start of October, and will be attending four groups each month.

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Scrivens – Summer 2017

27th September 2017

FlowerHave a look at the latest edition of Scrivens – out now!

Scrivens Summer 17

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2017 Winning Entries

15th September 2017


1st Saffire Joriades-Israel for ‘Broken Wings of Love’ and ‘Writer of the Year’ (Prose Section)

2nd Annemarie Allan for ‘Sweet Dreams

3rd Andy Strachan for ‘The Goat Herder


Lorna Dickson for ‘Kaleidoscope
George Cunningham for ‘Ash to Ashes


1st Mike Davenport for ‘Dottir’ and ‘Writer of the Year (Poetry Section)

2nd Diana Stevens for ‘If You Close Your Eyes

3rd Arthur Greenan for ‘One, Two, Three


Kathryn Thomson for ‘Bridge of Speech
Roy Moller for ‘Embarkation


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