A Message from FWS Chair Jenifer Harley.

THANK-YOU MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR As we start 2021, I thank all Federation members for your support during the year we leave behind. In particular, I wish to pay tribute to our Board members below. To be effective as chair and deliver the many facets of our organisation’s work, I need a good team behindContinue reading “A Message from FWS Chair Jenifer Harley.”

Tinsel Tales 2020

Members of the Federation of Writers( Scotland) enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of readings on Thursday 17th December 2020. The poetry and prose readings covered a range of topics from birth to death and everything in between, with moods from sad to joyous and ultimately optimistic. The event ended with an official welcome to the newContinue reading “Tinsel Tales 2020”

20 Words for 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the Scriever’s Challenge. Watch an interview with Charlie Gracie, the FWS Scriever and Ricky Monahan Brown, in which Ricky discusses his successful piece Black Heart and other aspects of his work. The videoed interviews with other winners to be posted in coming weeks. More here https://federationofwritersscotland.com/20-words-for-2020/

Makar’s poetry workshop

Finola Scott, our Makar, held the latest of her enjoyable poetry workshops as part of her virtual tour on Thursday 22 October 2020. Finola inspired and led the group to tap into their emotions and memories. Some lively discussion resulted with folk sharing their ideas. By the end of the workshop every poet attending hadContinue reading “Makar’s poetry workshop”