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Writers in Exile

The Writers in Exile committee produces the biannual online journal PENning, with writing from people living in Scotland whose first language isn’t English, Scots or Gaelic alongside writing by Scottish PEN members.

PENning magazine

PENning is our biannual online journal, featuring writing from people living in Scotland whose first language isn’t English, Scots or Gaelic alongside writing by Scottish PEN members.

Find out more about PENning magazine and read the latest editions here.

PENning Truth – December 2019

Committee members

Current members of our Writers in Exile Committee are:

‘Even if it sometimes feels like a society telling us what to think and feel, the fact remains, everybody deserves the same opportunities to express themselves…irrespective of race, background, sexual orientation, where they live, or any other differences – real or imaginary’. – Kirsty Chapman, Reader member, Scottish PEN

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