Move On

Workshop schedule: 5 weeks between August-September 2017

Writer: Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell is a graduate of Glasgow University’s Creative Writing Masters. She’s published six novels, most recently This Is Where I Am, about a Somali refugee in Glasgow, and Rise, which looks at Scotland during Indyref1. Karen received a Creative Scotland Bursary for research into her forthcoming novel The Infinite Line, which tells the story of the US Buffalo soldiers in Tuscany in WW2.

Move On works in Scotland to unlock the potential of vulnerable young people and those affected by homelessness in order to improve their lives. Their service users have a variety of specific support needs, including poor physical/mental health, homelessness, substance misuse, offending, money/debt problems, lack of qualifications or engagement in any kind of training, volunteering, education or employment.

Workshop schedule: 5 weeks between August-September 2017

Group size: max. 12 (mixed group with various ages)

Theme(s) if applicable: Home, Glaswegian identity and language

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Closing event: Byres Road Book Festival