Scottish Writers' Centre
Charlie Gracie Testimonial
Tue 2 May 2023
You only win when you're singing
Writers Groups: how they work and how they are vital to Scottish Writing
Charlie Gracie former chair of the Scottish Writers’ Centre’s, will chair this event on writers’ groups. With members of the G2 Writers Group and guests, it is an opportunity to learn more about writers groups and to network with other writers.
We have a long tradition of writers’ groups in Scotland. Groups vary in approach: collectives of people sharing their work; groups tutored by experienced and well-known names; community-based groups. Participants vary too, from those aiming for publication and progressing a career to those who love the craic, the fellowship of others who write. They have supported many of us to learn our craft, enabled us to develop our networks and supported some of the most exciting writers to emerge from across the country.
Join us at the Scottish Writers’ Centre on Tuesday 02/05/2023 to learn, share your experiences, meet writers from other groups.
Some of the G2 will be sharing their own writing, all of which was developed and supported by their membership of the group.
The evening will finish with a panel discussion, chaired by Charlie Gracie, which will explore the joys, challenges and opportunities in writers’ groups. Panel members will include Sheila Wakefield, poet, publisher and Co-chair of the Scottish Writers’ Centre; novelist, poet and G2 member, Moira McPartlin; and Chris Powici, poet, university creative writing teacher and former tutor with Stirling Writers Group.