Fran Macilvey – Selected Articles and Appearances

Here you will find a select list of my articles and appearances. Click the links for more details.


Blog post Why did I Write Trapped? –‘On the Engender’
https://www.engender.org.uk/news/blog/trapped-the-call-for-a-more-flexible-world/


2022


Short Story, ‘Esther’ – accepted for short story anthology, ‘Black-Eyed Peas on a New Year’s Day’ (Shannon Page, Editor)  
https://bookviewcafe.com/book/black-eyed-peas-on-new-years-day/



2021


3 Workshops with Bethany Christian Trust Writers’ Group – sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust  
2021

Clairitage Blog, Inspiration for your memoir writing
https://www.clairitage.com/2019/03/04/inspiration-for-your-memoir-writing/


2019  


https://krpooler.com/memoir-2/why-did-i-write-my-memoir-by-fran-maclivey


2019


Federation of Writers Scotland – ‘Sudden Fame’ event, part of ‘Aye Write’ Festival, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, readings


2018


‘Women with Fierce Words’ with ‘Thistle Scribblers’ as part of ‘World Community Arts Day’, readings at Craigmillar Library, Edinburgh.

 

2018  

Federation of Writers Scotland – featured writer, September 2017 https://federationofwritersscotland.wordpress.com/2017/09/06/featured-writer-fran-macilvey/  

 
2017


Honourable mention – Mslexia Edition 74 – feature ‘On Not Writing’ by Claire Wingfield  

  2017


Thistle Foundation, Edinburgh – book launch for ‘Happiness Matters’


2017


Workshop on Memoir writing SAW Annual Writers’ Conference, Cumbernauld  

2017


Q & A at AGM of ‘In Control Scotland’, Glasgow  
 
2016  


Top 50 Resources in SPED
http://www.early-childhood-education-degrees.com/features/50-best-books-on-special-education/  

2016


Lead letter in ‘The Herald’
http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/letters/14243668.Letters__Discrimination_laws_do_not_help_disabled_in_the_real_world/  

2016


With Michael McEwan, Workshop facilitator at SNP National Conference for Party Members with a Disability  
2016


Presentation at Craiglockhart Church Guild, Edinburgh


2015  


Carol Graham blogspot Radio Interview – ‘Never Ever Give Up Hope’ with Carol Graham http://neverevergiveuphopenet.blogspot.ca/2015/11/trapped-my-life-with-cerebral-palsy.html  

2015


Radio Interview with Mike McEwan & Wesley Love  



2015  


Edinburgh Festival Fringe – A ‘Fringe First’ appearance  

2015

‘Mumsnet’ guest article
http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/guest_posts/2451628-Guest-post-I-have-cerebral-palsy-but-I-refuse-to-let-it-define-me

   
2015


Ableradio – Interview with Michael McEwan


2015  


D & S Carer Magazine


2015  


Liverpool Echo

2015  


‘All Together Now’ Web Mag
http://www.alltogethernow.org.uk/disability-laws-havent-worked-us/    

2015


Female First Web Mag
http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/books/fran-macilvey-trapped-783473.html  
2015  


Radio Scotland, for Capability Scotland (‘The Great Scottish Book Off’)    
2015
 

Claire Wingfield Blog
https://www.clairewingfield.co.uk/blogfeed/2014/8/23/writing-ones-life  

2014


Featured Article in ‘The Friend’ Magazine    

2014


Featured Article – RALPH Mag – Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and Humanities
https://www.krabarchive.com/ralphmag/HY/trapped.html

2014

Writer in a Wheelchair – Interview
http://writerinawheelchair.co.uk/2014/06/an-interview-with-author-fran-macilvey/
2014

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