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December 9, 2016

The PENning anthology is here!

We are delighted to get to share with you the PENning anthology I’M COMING WITH YOU, edited by the Writers in Exile committee, with a foreword by Jackie Kay. You can buy the anthology HERE on our website – and for 7 days only (ending on 21 April) you can get it for £2 off! Use […]

April 14, 2017

Jenni Calder: “Ninety Years of Scottish PEN”

Talk delivered at 90th anniversary symposium at the University of Glasgow in March 2017, by Jenni Calder, former President of Scottish PEN.

April 13, 2017

Talking Doorsteps: Opportunity for young poets (16-25)

Opportunity for young people (16-25) to attend a free week-long poetry workshop based in Glasgow from 28 March – 1 April 2017 – find out more!

March 3, 2017

Featured Member's Writing

Scottish PEN
Out of the Clouds by Diana Hendry

Oliver Coggin lives with his chaotic family in Dizzy Perch, a crazy house on top of a mountain somewhere remote in Scotland. With Pa away – on mysterious but exciting scientific research – Oliver keeps the household going. Not that everyone always listens to what he has to say. Or appreciates him. But what does […]

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