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Scottish PEN statement on visa refusals for writers at EIBF

Here is the Scottish PEN statement on the refusal of over a dozen visa applications for writers scheduled to speak at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

August 9, 2018

Liu Xia has been released

Scottish PEN welcomes the release of Liu Xia and calls on China to release all imprisoned writers and protect free expression.

July 11, 2018

Defamation reform should not be delayed

Find out who signed our letter to the First Minister calling on her to prioritise defamation reform in the upcoming Programme for Government.

July 3, 2018

Featured Member's Writing

David Kinloch
In my Father’s House

From a quick-tempered singing grandmother to a performance of The Mikado in an African village: David Kinloch’s exploration of his relationship with his father is both unexpected and affectionate. An extended sequence of poems moves from personal memory to reflections on the values embodied in such cultural father-figures as the explorer David Livingstone and the Irish patriot Roger Casement.

What's On

EIBF: Meet Scottish PEN

17 Aug

10:00 — 12:00

The Bookshop on George Street,

The Battle for Peace

21 Aug

20:00 — 22:00

Lighthouse: Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB.