Patrick Laurie

Writing the Landscape

The Print Room
In person event
Mon 27 Sep
10:00 UK

Join Patrick Laurie, author of Native: Life in a Vanishing Landscape, for a workshop that will inspire and enthuse you and help you to create words that build dramatic images with a strong sense of emotion and place. Native was shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing 2020. 

This event has been made possible by support from the Together Again Fund, DG Unlimited, and Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Wigtown Book Festival Events

This year's programme is a combination of physical and digital events. Please ensure you book correctly. Digital events will stream through the homepage of with young adult events streaming through the YA page.

Unless otherwise stated, events will last between 45 minutes - 1 hour.

Full Terms and Conditions for attending this year's Festival in person can be found on our website.

Asking questions
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