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The Voices anthology (2022) began life in 2017 as the Uncovered Voices project, which invited survivors to join a free series of creative writing workshops, facilitated by Safina Mazhar, Katy Hastie, Elizabeth Reeder, Nadine Aisha Jassat, and Zoe Strachan. Participants of these workshops contributed to an anthology of poetry, fiction, visual art and non-fiction, alongside survivors from across Scotland. This anthology aims to create a multi-faceted portrait of survivors in Scotland today.


Join us in Glasgow for the launch of the 2nd edition of the anthology on Thurs 17th of Nov!

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The anthology is on sale now!

Visit the online shop to purchase within the UK. Please contact us for shipping costs outwith the UK.

The first and second edition of the anthology is also available to buy and borrow offline!

Borrow from:

The Mitchell Library (Glasgow)

The Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh)

The National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh)

The Bold Collective Library (Glasgow)

The British Library (London)

The National Library of Wales (Aberystwyth)

The University of Cambridge Library

The University of Oxford Library

Trinity College Library (Dublin)

Buy from:

The Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh)

The Lighthouse (Edinburgh)

Golden Hare Books (Edinburgh)

Good Press (Glasgow)

Our Collaborators

Uncovered Voices was planned in collaboration with artist and writer AK Thaysen. You can see her creative work here. This project was a partnership with Glasgow Women's Aid and the Mitchell Library, who hosted the workshops.


The Uncovered Voices anthology was launched as part of Book Week Scotland 2018 and the second edition, Voices will be launched in Book Week Scotland 2022. Participants of the Uncovered Voices workshops also read their work to the public as part of Book Week Scotland 2017.

Glasgow Women's Aid generously sent along a representative to our workshops. Having the skills, training and experience of a Women's Aid worker was vital to creating a safe space for all our participants.

Thank You!

This project was funded by Forest Arts,

the Scotmid Co-operative, the Scottish Book Trust,

and everyone who donated to the crowdfunder.

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