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Imprint Book Festival: Gerda Stevenson

  • The Dick Institute Elmbank Avenue Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 3BU United Kingdom (map)

Gerda Stevenson is a writer, actor, director, singer/songwriter, working in theatre, television, radio, film and opera throughout Britain and abroad. Her poetry, drama and prose have been widely published, staged and broadcast. Gerda was nominated as Scots Singer of the Year for the MG Alba Trad Music Awards, nominated three times for the Critics’ Awards for Theatre, Scotland and winner of a BAFTA Best Film Actress award for her role in Margaret Tait’s feature film, Blue Black Permanent.

Gerda will discuss and read from her latest critically acclaimed book QUINES: Poems in Tribute to Women of Scotland - a collection of poetry giving voice to 68 remarkable women of Scotland from BC to the 21st century - queens, politicians, a fish-gutter, scientists, artists, a salt seller, sportswomen, and many more, including a whole football team.

Tickets are £7 and are available from the Imprint Book Festival website.