Janice Galloway, author and Studies in Photography 2018 contributor

Janice Galloway talk | Studies in Photography 2018 journal launch

  • Adults | Special event
  • Scottish National Gallery
  • Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Thursday 23 August, 5.45pm (doors) 6pm (talk), 7pm (book signing), 8.30pm (close)
  • £15 (includes complimentary drink and 15%* off in Shop)

For the launch of the Scottish Society for the History of Photography Studies in Photography 2018 journal, author and contributor Janice Galloway will deliver a talk focused on the family habit of collecting photographs as mementos.

Janice has contributed to this year's Studies in Photography Journal Writer's Choice section.

Janice Galloway will be introduced by SSHoP committee member Alexander Hamilton. After the talk, there will be drinks and conversation, and Janice will be signing books. This is also your chance to pick up the recent issue of Studies in Photography and find out how you can become a member of SSHoP.

Ticket price includes complimentary drink and 15%* off in the Shop on the night.

*Terms and conditions:  Offer applies to all products for sale in the National Galleries of Scotland Shop, during the event on Thurs 23 Aug 5.45-8.30pm, except limited edition prints.


Janice's first book, The Trick is to Keep Breathing, was published by Polygon Press in 1990 and won the MIND/Allan Lane Book of the Year. Since, she has written more novels, short stories, volumes of life writing, a handful of collaborative books of short fiction and poetry with sculptor Anne Bevan, poems for sculptor/photographer Calum Colvin, libretti, poems and one lonely play. Prizes and Awards include The American Academy of Arts and Letters EM Forster Award, Saltire Award and Creative Scotland Award. Her most recent publication, All Made Up, won Scottish Book of the Year 2012.