Muirhouse: Where Dandelions Go

We were thrilled to unveil these beautiful public art displays in north Edinburgh last week. The artwork comes from a short picture book created by our Citizen Communities Writer in Residence, Eleanor Thom, with P3 pupils from Craigroyston Primary School in Muirhouse, Edinburgh and their families – including Nathalie and Leia and their parents, pictured here. The book, Where Dandelions …

Leyla Josephine: Our New Schools Writer in Residence

Leyla Josephine has been appointed as our new Schools Writer in Residence for Citizen, the next phase of the year-round programme taking the Book Festival On The Road. Citizen is a long-term creative programme working in partnership with organisations in and around Edinburgh, listening to people’s views about the communities in which they live. Led by Scottish-based writers-in-residence, Citizen aims to provide a platform …