Fran Macilvey – Selected Articles and Appearances

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

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

2022
Short Story, ‘Esther’ – in 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
4 Workshops with Bethany Christian Trust Writers’ Group – sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust2021-2022
Inspiration for your memoir writing – ‘Clairitage’ Blog https://www.clairitage.com/?s=Fran+Macilvey  
2019  
Guest Blog Post 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, readings2018
‘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 Wingfield2017
Thistle Foundation, Edinburgh – book launch for ‘Happiness Matters’2017
Workshop on Memoir writing, SAW Annual Writers’ Conference, Cumbernauld2017
Q & A at AGM of ‘In Control Scotland’, Glasgow2016
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 Disability2016
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.html2015
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-me2015
Ableradio – Interview with Michael McEwan2015
D & S Carer Magazine2015
Liverpool Echo2015
‘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.html2015  
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-life2014
Featured Article in ‘The Friend’ Magazine2014
Featured Article – RALPH Mag – Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and Humanities https://www.krabarchive.com/ralphmag/HY/trapped.html2014
Writer in a Wheelchair – Interview http://writerinawheelchair.co.uk/2014/06/an-interview-with-author-fran-macilvey/2014

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