Jemma Neville has a professional background in human rights law and arts development. She is Director of Voluntary Arts Scotland, and was previously Communications and Outreach Coordinator at the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Jemma has written for a range of print and broadcast media and was shortlisted for The Guardian International Development Journalism Award. During a sabbatical in 2017- 2018, she was the inaugural Community Fellow at The Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities, University of Edinburgh, researching her debut book, Constitution Street, finding hope in an age of anxiety. Part-memoir, part- social and legal history, the book explores the interconnecting lives of neighbours on one street. It won the Creative Edinburgh City Award 2019.
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