About Us

We are a writing group that aims to develop and encourage the writing and publishing ventures of our members. Our activities include workshops on writing, presentations by published authors, participating in Milngavie Week, organising a summer Writing Festival, judging competitions and more.  We are friendly and informative, and welcome anyone in  or near the Beardsen and Milngavie areas who is over 18 and interested in writing.

Bearsden Writers was founded in 2017 by Leela Soma and Palo Stickland.

We are affiliated to The Scottish Association of Writers.

Annual subscription is £15.00, payable in September each year. 

The committee of Bearsden Writers comprises:

Officers: Leela Soma, Chair; Palo Stickland, Vice-Chair and Treasurer; Gwen Stokes, Secretary

Other members: Wilma Ferguson, Richard Fletcher, Kenneth Macanna, Michelle Smith.

Contact us by email at bearsdenwriters@gmail.com 

You can also find Bearsden Writers on Facebook and Twitter.

Read our constitution here.