Join us at the Push the Boat Out poetry festival on 6th November, 10am-12pm for this ecopoetics workshop!
We’ll be at the Summerhall Gallery, Edinburgh with workshop leader Raman Mundair.
This in-person event is for Black writers and writers of colour. Tickets are £20/£15 with concessions. (We have travel bursaries available; find out more about this below.) You can book here through the Push the Boat Out website.
Please note this is an in-person event only. (However, the majority of our other programming is hybrid or online – find out more about our other events here.)
About the workshop
Book your ticket here
- We require everyone to take a lateral flow test within 24 hours of the event starting. (We can reimburse the cost of your test. Please see the Access section below.)
- We may ask everyone to wear masks if requested by a participant
Before participating in this event, please note the following:
- BSL translators on request (must be requested by 22 October)
- Travel bursaries within Scotland (up to £30)
- Childcare/carer bursaries (up to £30 per day)
- Covid lateral flow test cost reimbursed (up to £5)
Please email your access requirements including bursaries to email@example.com.
On this occasion, Push The Boat Out are administering the bursaries.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Raman Mundair FRSL is a queer, working class, disabled woman of colour. As well as writing for the screen, she is the award winning author of two collections of poetry – ‘Lovers, Liars, Conjurers and Thieves’, ‘A Choreographer’s Cartography’ and a play – ‘The Algebra of Freedom’. She is the editor of a collection of essays on whiteness and people of colour in the Shetland Islands -‘Incoming: Some Shetland Voices. Her short film ‘TROWIE BUCKIE’ was shortlisted for the BFI/Scottish Screen Sharp Shorts 2020.
Raman was the recipient of an All3media award for her scriptwriting and her feature, A Girl Called Elvis has been awarded a First Features award and her short Tongue is shortlisted for Sharp Shorts 2022. She was dramaturg and mentor for Scottish Youth Theatre on the Stories 2020 project, was longlisted for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative Award and is a winner of the Robert Louis Stevenson Award and a Leverhulme Fellowship. She is currently under development commission to the BBC and Synchronicity Films. She is the IASH Playwrighting Fellow for Traverse Theatre.
Instagram: @ramanmundair + @rmundair