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

Free Liu Xia

This blogpost, written by Jane Archer, joins the international call for the release of Liu Xia from house arrest in China.

May 16, 2018

Writing in the Margins

March 29, 2018

Recipe for a Good Storm

March 23, 2018

Scottish PEN statement on the killing of Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnírová

Here is our statement on the killing of Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnírová in Slovakia

March 16, 2018

IWD 2018: A Shared Resistance

In honour of International Women’s Day 2018, here is a piece by Elizabeth Reeder, the chair of Scottish PEN’s Women Writers Committee about the need for a shared resistance against inequality, misogyny and violence.

March 8, 2018

Journeys Big and Small

March 8, 2018