About

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I am an award-winning script writer, spoken word artist and writing mentor based in Glasgow, who has written a variety of work for stage and screen. I hold an MA with distinction in TV Fiction Writing from Glasgow Caledonian University, and an MA Hons in Theatre and Slavonic Studies from the University of Glasgow.

Last year I worked as a storywriter for series 17 and 18 for BBC Scotland’s long running drama River City, and I have recently worked as a storyliner on a block of twenty episodes for Lime Picture’s soap Hollyoaks

I’ve been performing spoken word regularly for about three years and have featured at these events and venues:

BBC6 Music Festival, STV’s The Late Show, BBC Scotland’s River City, O2 ABC, The Macrobert, The Beacon Arts Centre, The Traverse Theatre, ConFAB’s Scottish Youth Poetry Slam, Siren Cinematics, Material, Booked 2017, Inn Deep, LEAP Sports, The Tron Theatre, The Arches, Loud Poets, Rally & Broad, Rhyming Optional, The High Flight, Say Your Prayers, Fail Better, The Poetry Club, The Govanhill Baths, SWG3, The Glad Cafe, Rokus, Broadcast, Stereo, Sunday Slips.

I am co-host and curator of Sonnet Youth, a Glasgow based poetry events company who run spoken word events. We’ve curated sets for Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, BBC 6 Music, Hidden Door Festival and O2 ABC. Our monthly night is kicking off again this October at Drygate brewery. I’m also a regular contributor to online platform BBC The Social and last year I featured on the Social’s top 20 people to watch on the Scottish digital scene for the List Magazine. Check out my videos in the Poetry section.

For enquiries about hiring me for an event please contact cat.hepburn@icloud.com

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