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.
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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.
“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”
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.