helen cruickshank

Watch: Helen Cruickshank Lecture with Dr Candice Goucher

In this lecture from the Scottish PEN Writers for Peace Committee, we celebrate the life, poetry and activism of Helen Cruickshank, and explore how the themes of her work resonate for writers today. In her lecture, Dr Goucher focuses on the ways in which interconnections and networks have linked together women writers. From the world’s […]

May 27, 2021

In this lecture from the Scottish PEN Writers for Peace Committee, we celebrate the life, poetry and activism of Helen Cruickshank, and explore how the themes of her work resonate for writers today. In her lecture, Dr Goucher focuses on the ways in which interconnections and networks have linked together women writers. From the world’s earliest known author, the ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna, to twentieth-century writers, such as Emily Balch, Naomi Mitchison, Olive Schreiner, and Helen Cruikshank, women have forged relationships to change the world.

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