History, Power & Resistance: Why we cannot forget the legacy of the suffragette movement

This blogpost has been written by Elizabeth Reeder, the chair of the Women Writer’s Committee on the ever-present need for resistance, and how we can be inspired by the brave acts of suffragettes.

February 6, 2018

Help us call on the Scottish Government to back defamation reform

Sign our letter to call on Annabelle Ewing MSP to bring forward a bill to reform defamation law in Scotland.

January 24, 2018

Did ye? Aye.

As part of our 18-month Many Voices project, we partnered up with the charity Move On to run a series of writing workshops with their service users. Led by author Karen Campbell, the group embarked on a 5-week journey to explore different types of writing styles – and to determine the stories they wanted to share with the rest of the world.

January 18, 2018

Polmont Many Voices: What does it mean to be a hero?

“To be a hero you don’t have to be a genius like Einstein
You don’t need a halo or to be god’s sign
You don’t even have to go through life without committing a crime”

January 10, 2018

Welcoming Ingun Christensen to Orkney #ManyVoices

We are getting ready to welcome Ingun Christensen to Orkney as part of our Many Voices project in partnership with Orkney Library & Archive. Ingun is a Faroese author, and will be travelling to Kirkwall to visit a writing group led by author Alison Miller.

November 23, 2017