PICK A COMMITTEE

PICK A PROJECT

Latest from our blog

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

Moira Forsyth
Tell Me Where You Are

The three Douglas sisters were all expected to do well. Now, as they approach middle age, Gillian has her career and Frances is successfully bringing up her sons on her own. Then comes the phone call from Alec, the husband who left her for her sister Susan, thirteen years ago.

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.