With her fellow poets of the Makar Press, Rowena has taken part in well over 50 poetry readings in everything from a marquee to an observatory. She is an accomplished solo performer, too.
With her interesting material, clear diction and confident delivery, it is no wonder that Rowena is a popular speaker. Whether it's a hall of hundreds, or an intimate little group, Rowena is sure to engage with her audience and provide an experience they'll remember.
She is happy to adjudicate competitions, having done so in the past for groups such as the Scottish Association of Writers and the SWRI.
With many years teaching experience, Rowena is a gifted workshop leader. Using a multimedia approach, she brings topics to life ensuring that you leave one of her workshops full of inspiration. You can engage Rowena for your writing group or school and be sure of getting a writing experience that is fully tailored to your needs. As a writer listed on the Scottish Book Trust database, it is also possible to apply for matched funding. Find out more about Live Literature Funding.
As Writer in Residence for Ayrshire charity Writability, she facilitates discussion on a wide range of writing topics as well as organising the programme for their Readers' and Writers' Group, which meets at the Carnegie Library, Ayr from October to May on Monday evenings at 7.30 pm. Find out more about them at the Writability website.
Rowena is running a number of writing courses in the beautiful surroundings of Glen Etive. Writing courses based at Airdeny Chalets