Call for Unbound New Writing

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 (https://openbookreading.com/unbound/)    Six awards of £175 each will be made for 1) a piece of previously unpublished writing of approx 1000 words, 2) three linked writing prompts, 3) three linked discussion questions, 4) a link to two …

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Hear Part 2 of the Open Book takeover of the Wigtown Book Festival podcast

Open Book takes over the Wigtown Book Festival podcast as Claire and Marjorie discuss an extract from Luis Sagasti’s book ‘A Musical Offering’ and poetry by Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize winner Alycia Pirmohamed. Marjorie also chaired a discussion with Luis Sagasti at the Wigtown Book Festival on 3th October. You can watch it on catch-up …

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Hear Part 1 of the Open Book takeover of the Wigtown Book Festival podcast

In the first part of the Open Book takeover of the Wigtown Book Festival podcast, Claire and Marjorie discuss an extract of Chitra Ramaswamy’s writing from the anthology of nature writing ‘Antlers of Water’, and poetry by Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize winner Alycia Pirmohamed.   You can catch up with Chitra’s and Alycia’s readings at …

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What’s Your Story with Dundee Creative Writing Group

Find out what’s been going on in our sessions as one of our Lead Readers shares news from their group. What’s Your Story with Dundee Creative Writing Group Rafael Torrubia is the lead reader who runs our Creative Writing group with Dundee Libraries.   As I write this, I’ve just received news that Open Book has secured …

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Meeting the Makar

Find out what’s been going on in our sessions as one of our Lead Readers shares news from their group.   Meeting the Makar: Airdrie group’s trip to the Edinburgh International Book Festival   Lesley Mure is one of the lead readers helping to run our groups at St Andrew’s Hospice in Airdrie (with Mechele …

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New Writing Sought

Open Book are commissioning new writing and supporting material for the Unbound programme. You can find more details on Open Book Unbound at https://openbookreading.com/unbound/. Ten awards of £175 each will be made for the commission of new, previously unpublished writing of approximately 1000 words, plus 3 writing prompts and 3 discussion questions linking to the …

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