2019 Successful launch of High Tide FWS

The FWS 2019 Anthology ‘High Tide’ was successfully launched at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh on 2 November 2019. There were 21 readers, including some of the winners of the the FWS Vernal Equinox competition: Stephen Watt, Emma Baker, Derek Brown, Montague Chambers, Jane Lamb, Steve May, Sheila Millar, Deborah Moffat, Sue Proudlove, LeelaContinue reading “2019 Successful launch of High Tide FWS”

2019 FWS Anthology – now available!

The 2019 FWS anthology, High Tide, packed with poems and stories, will be launched on Saturday Nov 2nd at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh at 12:30pm for 1:00. The afternoon closes at 3:30pm. Our Makar, Stephen Watt, will be at the SPL for a “Meet the Makar” session at 11:00am. This is an informal event,Continue reading “2019 FWS Anthology – now available!”

Submissions open for next FWS anthology

This year’s New Voices Press Anthology is now open for submissions. Submissions are invited from FWS MEMBERS ONLY until April 27th 2019 for the next anthology. Poems, stories and other literary compositions or graphics should be submitted according to the layout, size and number indicated in our guide for submissions at https://federationofwritersscotland.wordpress.com/members-publications/new-voices-press-2/submission-guidelines/ When ready, the submissions should be sent to Janet Crawford at janet94crawford@gmail.com. Note: members are stronglyContinue reading “Submissions open for next FWS anthology”

FWS 2018 Anthology: early bird offer!

Packed with poems and stories, the FWS 2018 Anthology Spindrift is now available. It will launch on November 10th at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh where some of the contributors will read. Copies will be available there, but you can order one at a special Early Bird rate via this website – see here

Submissions open for next FWS Anthology

This year’s New Voices Press Anthology is now open for submissions. Submissions are invited from FWS members until April 28th 2018 for the next anthology. Poems, stories and other literary compositions or graphics should be submitted according to the layout, size and number indicated in our guide for submissions at https://federationofwritersscotland.wordpress.com/members-publications/new-voices-press-2/submission-guidelines/ When ready, the submissions should be sent to Anne Connolly at iamaine@aol.com Note: members are strongly advised not toContinue reading “Submissions open for next FWS Anthology”

2017 FWS Anthology Launch Nov 4th

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our latest anthology Landfall on Saturday 4 November at the Scottish Poetry Library. We will be joined by the Edinburgh Makar, who is a patron of the FWS, Christine de Luca, and will also be marking our 1000th member, Lianne Forbes, with a small presentation. All contributors haveContinue reading “2017 FWS Anthology Launch Nov 4th”

Successful submissions for FWS 2017 Anthology

Here are the names of those whose work was accepted for the FWS 2017 Anthology. Short story submitters.  (13) Catherine Simpson Dale McMullen David Downing David Kilby Ian Burdon Jenifer Harley Kriss Nicol Lesley Traynor Margaret Halliday Mary Nixon Norma-Ann Coleman Tabatha Stirling Vincent Maguire Poetry submitters       (31) A.C. Clarke Arielle Dale Karro Beth McDonaghContinue reading “Successful submissions for FWS 2017 Anthology”

News on Soundwaves

Apologies to those who are still waiting for their copies of Soundwaves, either as contributors or otherwise. Unfortunately there has been a difficult communication problem because of our colleague Etta Dunn’s house move.We are expecting that this situation will be rectified in the next few weeks. We have heard back from a couple of peopleContinue reading “News on Soundwaves”