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Creative Spark(ed)! Writing workshop with Kaite Welsh

  • Festival Hub Dunmuir Hotel Dunbar, East Lothian Scotland (map)
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Inspired by Muriel Spark, whose career spanned novels, short stories, plays and novellas, join us for a creative writing workshop guaranteed to get your ideas from the brain to the page.

Kaite Welsh is an author, critic and journalist living in Scotland, and is an experienced workshop facilitator and mentor.

Her novel The Wages of Sin, a feminist historical crime novel set in Victorian Edinburgh, is out from Headline in June 2017. It is the first novel featuring medical student, fallen woman and amateur sleuth Sarah Gilchrist, with two further books due in 2018 and 2019.

Her fiction has featured in several anthologies and she writes a regular column on LGBT issues for the Daily Telegraph as well as making frequent appearances on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. In 2014 she was shortlisted for both the Scottish New Writers Award and the Moniack Mhor Bridge Award. She has also been shortlisted for the 2010 Cheshire Prize for Fiction and the 2010 Spectrum Award for short fiction.