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An Online Outing to StAnza International Poetry Festival 2022

Find out what’s been going on in our sessions as one of our Lead Readers shares news from their group. An Online Outing to StAnza International Poetry Festival 2022 Rafael Torrubia is the lead reader who helps to run our Creative Writing groups in Dundee and Perth. For this year’s festival visit, the Dundee Open …

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If You Were Me: Open Book Pamphlet Launch at Wigtown Book Festival

https://youtu.be/XfgSRxnUsoc Find out what’s been going on at Open Book as one of our group participants shares news from their group.   If You Were Me: Open Book Pamphlet Launch at Wigtown Book Festival   Leela Soma is a writer and participant in our Glasgow Women’s Library and BAME Creative Writing groups.   I have …

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Poetry and Hope for MND

Find out what’s been going in our groups as one of our regular participants shares news about an exciting project they’ve recently been involved in. Poetry and Hope for MND Kate Durie is a long-term member of Open Book shared reading groups, and this project – Poetry and Hope for MND – was run by …

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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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