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Olga Wojtas

Olga Wojtas was born and brought up in Edinburgh where she attended James Gillespie's High School – the model for Marcia Blaine School for Girls, which appears in Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She was encouraged to write by an inspirational English teacher there, Iona M. Cameron.

Olga Wojtas

Olga Wojtas

Olga won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2015, and has had over 30 short stories published in literary anthologies and magazines. Her debut novel, Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Golden Samovar, is an affectionate homage to Dame Muriel's most famous book.



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We were here last night and had to come back today.

We know we will have a lovely time.

It’s been absolutely brilliant, such a lot of hard work has gone into this and it shows.

Nice venue - clean, fresh. Fantastic auditorium.

Excellent. I’ll definitely be back next year. Sally Magnusson was so interesting and inspiring. The calibre of speakers was first class. Thanks so much.

What a brilliant festival! Great authors, lovely venue, & everyone I’ve spoken to is just so friendly!

Fantastic art work from the High School pupils.

Fab displays @bookmarkblair from the talented pupils of @BlairgowrieART Some future stars for the walls at PMAG ?!?

Bookmark just gets better and better.

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