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“There is always one moment... when the door opens and lets the future in.” — Graham Greene.

Scottish Book Trust

Schools, communities, and third sector organisations can apply for part-funding on the Scottish Book Trust website and book Anita through their Author's directory


In Performance

Book Anita for a live performance. Find out her story. Her journey to became a performance poet & Stirling Makar (2012-2015) and her struggles with server dyslexia and ADHD. 

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Poet in Residance

Taylor made for your needs Anita will design any project or event around any subject or topic, audience or group.

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D's For Dragons

Engaging workshops and sessions for young people and those struggling at school with dyslexia or ADHD?  Helping young people build confidence in literature and life in a practical and hands-on way! (ages from 8-18y)

Taming your Dragons

What is Slam

Find out what a Slam is? The differences between Slam and standard poetry from the person who brought Slam to Scotland (2000-2004) and created the Scottish Youth Poetry Slam (2005-2018)



Join Patreon for a once a month virtual open mic for members, hosted by Anita


Be Mentored

An opportunity to work with Anita individually and to be mentored one 2 one, either through digital or live sessions. 

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WordLab arts

Anita cofounded WordLab arts in 2018 with John Stoddart. It provides tailored service to business and third sector organisations please visit

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