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December 9, 2016
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!
Scottish PEN announces its 18-month project MANY VOICES. In this press release you will find more information on writers and partner organisations involved.
Scottish PEN condemns the action brought against Andy Wightman MSP and calls for reform to adequately protect free expression & public interest reporting.
Iain Galbraith received an award by PEN America, but did not attend the ceremony in protest against President Trump’s travel ban. This is his letter.
James Kelman looks at the recent history of the Kurdish people’s oppression by Turkey and complicit European nations.
James Kelman argues that if we are to defend writers in exile, we should look at how people are also censored and marginalised inside the UK.
James Kelman argues that if we are to support Kurdish writers, we should demand proper media coverage and fully engage with their political cause.
A previously unpublished essay by James Kelman on the relationship between artists, the working class, and fighting injustice.
We’re commissioning writers to deliver creative workshops to marginalised communities around Scotland.