Orb’s Community Bookshop – Success

This project began in 2013 when Huntly Writers were granted funds from the Huntly Cultural Fund, to conduct a feasibility study, to determine the viability of transforming the then independent Orb’s Bookshop, into a not-for-profit community bookshop run by volunteers. Huntly Writers took over the running of the bookshop in July 2014 and it has […]

Doric Writing Project

Huntly Writers have always supported those who write in Scots, Gaelic and the Doric. Indeed, we have several Doric writers amongst our members, a Gaelic speaker and two members who are learning Gaelic. At the same time, North-East Scotland has a heritage of poetry and literature from George MacDonald, through to poetry anthologies written by […]

Huntly Young Writers Project

Since the start of 2018, Huntly Writers have run five workshops in creative writing for children. These events are led by established authors and are usually backed by the Scottish Book Trust and its Live Literature Fund. We have also gained funding from Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ initiative in a specific attempt to help participants […]