Apex Scotland / HMP Grampian

Project workshops running Sept-Oct 2017, once a week for five weeks

Writer: Sarah Short

Sarah Short is a Glasgow based artist, specializing in writing for performance. After graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2015 Sarah has worked across a wide variety of contexts, insuring the delivery and creation of the highest quality arts experiences. To date Sarah has worked with; Scottish Prisons Arts Network, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow Youth Arts, Vanishing Point. Sarah is an associate artist at Glasgow’s Platform Theatre and in 2016 was the recipient of the Dewar Arts Award.

Writer leading workshops: Sarah Short

Workshop schedule: Sept-Oct 2017

Group size: max. 12 (women, different ages)

Theme(s) if applicable:  Participants‘ personal stories/life experiences
Key objectives:

  • Giving service users a fun experience of writing creatively and explore different genre
  • Giving service users tools to write express themselves and their experiences in a new way
  • Encourage peer support and collaboration between the group participants

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We are very happy to welcome Mexican writer and journalist Alicia Quiñones to Scotland as our Many Voices international writer.  Alicia joins Sarah Short for our event at Dundee Literary Festival on 22 October, focused on showcasing the work with Apex Scotland at HMP YOI Grampian.

October 13, 2017