International Women’s Group Glasgow North

Workshop schedule: October 2017-November 2017 (5 weeks)

Writer: Marjorie Lotfi Gill

Marjorie Lotfi Gill is a founder of The Belonging Project, 75 workshops and readings reflecting on the flight, journey and assimilation of refugees. She was the first Poet in Residence at Jupiter Artland and Spring Fling/Wigtown Book Festival 2015. Marjorie’s poems have won competitions, been widely published (including in Gutter, Magma, Rattle and The Rialto) and been performed on BBC Radio 4.

International Women’s Group Glasgow aims to enable women (asylum seekers, or refugees, as well as other migrant women and native Scottish women) to build the skills and gain the confidence that will help them to integrate and fully contribute to the life of the community in which they live and work.

Workshop schedule: October 2017- November 2017 (5 weeks)

Group size: 6-10

Theme(s) if applicable: Journeys, Home, Belonging

Key objectives:

Closing event: Annual Scottish PEN Naomi Mitchison lecture in Nov 2017