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‘Being part of this community has really kept me going and lifted my spirits’ – an Open Book residency with Alice Ash

Our recent Writer in Residence Alice Ash shares some reflections on her experience My Open Book residency began part-way through the second lockdown and, although I didn’t realise it from the very beginning, it would provide me with some much-needed threads of contact with the outside world. The residency coincided with the release of my …

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Open Book a’ gairm airson Luchd-stiùiridh Leughaidh Gàidhlig – Open Book call out for Gaelic Lead Readers

Tha Open Book a’ sireadh dithis Luchd-stiùiridh Leughaidh Gàidhlig gus seiseanan leughadh Gàidhlig co-roinnte agus seiseanan leughadh agus sgrìobhadh cruthachail co-roinnte, a bhios fosgailte dhan mhòr-shluagh agus a bhios air Zoom, a lìbhrigeadh. Bidh gach seisean air an cumail air-loidhne air an làrach Zoom aig Open Book. Bidh an Luchd-stiùiridh Leughaidh a’ dol an sàs …

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Recruiting: Open Book Admin Support (Job Share)

Open Book is looking for an administrator to support its work across Scotland. Working initially from home but then in our office in South Edinburgh (as soon as regulations allow it) this is a job share role with our existing administrator/volunteer coordinator.  The role will involve general office admin tasks to support the two directors …

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Recruiting: Lead Reader for Shared Reading Group at HMP Dumfries

Open Book is looking for a Lead Reader to join their Prison Programme to facilitate weekly shared reading sessions in HMP Dumfries. The new Lead Reader will be joining a strong community of approximately 75 Open Book Lead Readers including a Prison Programme team delivering sessions (subject to COVID restrictions) in 9 Scottish Prisons. About …

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Recruiting: Call for New Writing (Paid Opportunity)

New Writing Sought Open Book is seeking new writing and supporting material for their Unbound programme. (https://openbookreading.com/unbound/) Seven awards of £175 each will be made for 1) a piece of previously unpublished fiction of approx 1000 words, 2) three linked writing prompts, 3) three linked discussion questions, 4) a link to two publically available poems …

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الوظيفة: مطلوب مشرف لقيادة مجموعة مشتركة من القراء باللغة العربية Recruiting: Lead Reader for Shared Reading Group Looking at Work in Arabic

مفتوحة للجميع أو مغلقة لمجموعة محددة ( وذلك لدعم عوائل اللاجئين والمهاجرين بالتعاون مع: مول – دمفريز-غلاوي- رفيوجي أكشن (www.mool.scot ). قد يتطلب عمل المشرف على القراءة أيضًا تقديم العديد من جلسات القراءة والكتابة الإبداعية المشتركة. سيتم عقد جميع جلسات القراءة عبر الانترنت باستخدام تقنية الزووم. سوف ينظم إلى برنامج الكتاب المفتوج حوالي 75 من …

الوظيفة: مطلوب مشرف لقيادة مجموعة مشتركة من القراء باللغة العربية Recruiting: Lead Reader for Shared Reading Group Looking at Work in Arabic Read More »

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