New Creative Writing Fellow appointed 2023 – Vicki Jarrett

We are delighted to announce that we have selected Vicki Jarrett as our new Creative Writing Fellow. She is an English Language Teacher and Creative Writing Tutor, who has delivered workshops for the Scottish Writers’ Centre and the Ilkley Literature Festival, as well as work for Edinburgh City Council’s Adult Education Department.


Her first novel, Nothing is Heavy, was published in 2012 and shortlisted for the Saltire Society Scottish First Book of the Year Award in 2013. Her second novel, Always North, was published in 2019 and listed in The Guardian’s ‘Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2019’. A collection of her short stories was published by Freight Books in 2015.

Vicki will visit each of our groups approximately once a month and will also review and critique individual pieces of writing.

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