The next meeting of the Scottish Black Writers Group is set for Thursday 15th April and features guest writer Nick Makoha.
Scottish PEN Trustee Rebecca Sharp launches an artist-led online collective writing project, entitled ‘What does freedom mean, now?’ as part of the Arbroath 2020+1 festival.
To mark World Press Freedom Day, we are excited to be teaming up with Take One Action! to host a screening and discussion of RADIO SILENCE – a powerful portrait of unstoppable Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui as she fights misinformation, corruption and violent threats to press freedom.
Join us at 7.00pm on Tuesday 6th April as we celebrate the publication of Declaration on Freedom for Writers and Readers. Featuring contributions from Sir Tom Devine and Jenni Calder, alongside published writers.
Yesterday evening (2.3.21), the Scottish Parliament unanimously passed the Defamation and Malicious Publications (Scotland) Bill and heard the final round of proposed amendments.
The next meeting of the Scottish Black Writers Group is set for Thursday 18th March and features guest writer Patrice Lawrence.
A review of the Scottish PEN ‘Poetic Offensive’ event at Paisley Book Festival 2021, which featured readings from Dave Manderson, Mario Relich, Ruth Aylett, Harry Jospehine Giles and Leela Soma.
Join our Writers in Exile Committee and a variety of published writers as we hear readings from PENning magazine.