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Tuesday, 15th November @ 18:00
Scottish Poetry Library
Remembering the dissenting voices imprisoned during Turkey’s crackdown on free speech.
We will be performing readings by and about imprisoned Turkish writers to mark President Erdogan’s crackdown on dissent after July’s coup. The pieces will be read by James Kelman, Bashabi Fraser, Regi Claire, and Marjorie Lotfi Gill, followed by an open mic slot for the audience. To sign up to read, please email Jean Rafferty at email@example.com with ‘Turkey’ as the subject line.
The Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Support Writers and Publishers Imprisoned in Turkey
Find out more – come to hear the facts about the arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of writers and the closure of magazines and newspapers by Turkey’s increasingly anti-democratic authorities.
PLUS open mic readings, and special guests Sheena Blackhall, Wayne Price, John Mackie, Stuart Campbell