CREATIVE CARTOGRAPHIES: Mapping imaginative landscapes
A new, 2-day creative/writing course, building on the success of last year's 'Plotting, Scheming and Dreaming' workshop - delving even deeper into map-making and writing.
10am-4pm both days; £85.
Off the Rails Arthouse in Ladybank, Fife. Further details + BOOKING here.
WRITING TIME: Falkland Centre for Stewardship, Fife. 10am-4pm. £30
How can poetry be like archaeology? This new workshop will explore time and lives lived in the landscape through imaginative writing (mainly poetry, but all forms will be supported). Handling archaeological objects and replicas, as well as looking at examples of writing that explore ideas of archaeology. Visiting the current dig site on Falkland estate, becoming ‘poet-archaeologists’ – giving voice to found objects and absent inhabitants; mimicking archaeological techniques in our writing.
Scotia Extremis : readings for the Dundee launch of Scotia Extremis poetry anthology (Luath Press, eds Brian Johnstone and Andy Jackson). Dundee City Library, 6.30pm, free.
Scottish Writers' Centre + Scottish PEN Writers for Peace Committee:
Readings from Ruth Aylett, David Manderson + RS. Free, 7.00pm - CCA Glasgow.
Born to Write - playwriting workshop with Playwrights' Studio Scotland, part of Outwith Festival. Dunfermline, Fife. Free, 1-3pm. Details and registration here.
Book launch - Edge Hill University, Ormskirk. New work commission. Details to follow.