Jemma Neville

Voluntary Arts Scotland

Jemma is a writer and activist based in Edinburgh. She leads national arts charity Voluntary Arts Scotland and has previously worked in a range of roles connecting the global and the local, including at the Scottish Human Rights Commission. 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.