novel 'Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk'.
Applications have opened for a 12-month, Aberdeen-based, freelance residency as Scots Scriever.
Hosted by the National Library of Scotland, the role will celebrate the richness of Doric, the Northeast Scots language.
The 2022 Aberdeenshire Scriever will focus on creating exciting original creative works in Doric. In doing so, the postholder will work to raise the profile, understanding and appreciation of Northeast Scots. Extensive Scots collections at the National Library will support these endeavours and provide research opportunities.
Creatives in all disciplines of written work – such as drama, poetry, songwriting and non-fiction – are invited to apply.
The National Lottery have funded the position through Creative Scotland. A monthly fee of £1,250 will be paid to the successful applicant for the duration of the residency.
Applications close on Monday 8 August 2022. For more information, visit the Scots Scriever residency page.
15 July 2022