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An Explainer: Scottish Government Consultation on Defamation

The Scottish Government has published its public consultation on defamation reform. Here is an explainer put together to break down some of the issues and why reform is needed.

February 13, 2019

Behrouz Boochani Award Acceptance Speech

Detained writer, Behrouz Boochani won two literary awards in Australia. Read his award acceptance speech here.

February 1, 2019

Vacancy: Finance and Administrative Worker

Vacancy: Finance and Administrative Worker at Scottish PEN. Help us defend free expression in Scotland and around the world. Deadline: 15th February 2019

January 28, 2019

Featured Member's Writing

Iain Maloney
Silma Hill

From the author of the Not the Booker short-listed debut novel First Time Solo, comes a fast paced historical thriller. Accusations of witchcraft are sparked by the unearthing of a pagan idol in a remote Scottish village and exacerbated by generations-old social divisions.

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