22 Apr

“I’m Coming With You” at Big Lit

10:30 — 11:30
The Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas

‘No-one leaves home, unless home is the mouth of a shark’

Ghazi Hussein, Palestinian/Syrian refugee, now an award winning Scottish writer in conversation with journalist Jean Rafferty. An event that speaks to the greatest issue of our time – migration. There will also be  readings from SPEN’s  forthcoming anthology celebrating the 90th anniversary of Scottish PEN. “City of towers and turrets/City of my desire/I sought you as an  immigrant  bird/Full of yearning and a song on my lips” (from To  Edinburgh by Ghazi Hussein). Chair:  Liz Niven SPEN Writer-in-exile convener.