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A poem written by the late Liu Xiaobo, a poet, critic and Nobel Prize laureate who campaigned for democratic reform in China, to his wife Liu Xia, also a poet, whose situation in China continues to be precarious.
It is our pleasure to announce that our international guest writer for LGBT Youth Scotland’s Many Voices group is Eli Clare, a disabled queer and trans writer-activist based in the United States. Eli will join the group, led by poet Nat Raha, for their final showcase event on 9th September in Edinburgh.
We are excited to introduce our international guest writer for International Women’s Group Glasgow North Many Voices writing group – Sepideh Jodeyri will join the group led by poet Marjorie Lotfi Gill for their final event in November. Read on to find out more about Sepideh and what attracted to her Many Voices project.
This tale of intrigue and betrayal goes to the heart of events surrounding the Treaty of Union in 1707. Daniel Foe (better known as Defoe), sent to Scotland to sway opinion towards Union, reports to his English spymaster. But Edinburgh is already a hotbed of counter-plots and nascent rebellion. Foe’s encounters with a landlady who is not what she seems, and with a beautiful Jacobite agent, lead him to become a novelist, against his better instincts.
12:00 — 13:00
County Buildings, Main Hall, Wigtown, DG8 9JH