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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

Help us call on the First Minister to prioritise defamation reform in the upcoming Programme for Government. Protections for free expression should not be delayed any longer.

July 3, 2018

Vacancy: Finance & Admin Worker

Scottish PEN is seeking an experienced finance and administration worker to support its busy staff team for 7 hours per week.

May 23, 2018

Featured Member's Writing

Regi Claire
The Waiting

How far can you go to get what you want? Rachel, a Scottish-Swiss student from Zurich, doesn’t think twice about drugging elderly Lizzie Fairbairn, whose Edinburgh home she invades, and stealing what she feels belongs to her by rights. And then there is Marlene, Rachel’s grandmother, unscrupulous to the point of murder. Now it’s Lizzie’s turn: how far is she prepared to go?

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