This Q+A Panel Event is a must-see for those interested in poetry criticism and poetry in translation.
Scottish BAME Writers Network and EDI Scotland publish literary sector survey results on the perceptions and experiences of Black and PoC writers in and from Scotland.
Sometimes when climbing mountains, there is no clear path and I have to make my own through treacherous terrains, but I know leveled-out lands are on the horizon.
We’re delighted to present our recent partnership with MAP: ‘the cold,’ a series curated by Camara Taylor! <<It’s a shame […]
A regular monthly workshop for Black writers and writers of colour, led by award-winning poet and playwright, Hannah Lavery.
This workshop provides a space for writers of colour to reconnect with and write about their bodies in a loving way.
This craft seminar seeks to help develop our ability to reflect and develop decolonial cosmologies in our work.
The Scottish BAME Writers Network (SBWN) and EDI Scotland have co-produced this survey to capture the perceptions and experiences of people of colour who are engaged, or wish to engage, in Scotland’s literary sector. If you are a person of colour with a connection to Scotland’s literary sector, then we ask you to complete this survey and share your perceptions and experiences.
We are thrilled to announce our new collaboration with Nancy Adimora and HarperCollins UK! Nancy is the Talent & Audience Development Manager at HarperCollins Publishers and submissions of fiction and non-fiction books are now open to Scottish BAME Writers Network members! Find out more about Nancy, why she got into publishing and what the submission process is.
Take a look at these upcoming opportunities by SBWN for writers of colour in Scotland – to write a blog post or host their own workshop!
Scottish BAME Writers Network is looking to hire someone to cover Administration & Media Support for our non-profit organisation. This position will specifically assist with general administrative duties, such as invoicing, managing our inbox and calendar, and updating our website and social media with various opportunities.
The Scottish BAME Writers Network (SBWN) is very honoured to have been awarded Creative Scotland funding for their 2021 ‘Staying Connected’ programme.
Scottish Black Writers Group is a new, free writers group facilitated by our Co-Director Dean Atta and in association with Scottish PEN. It is a monthly meetup open to writers across the UK and Ireland who are Black/from the African diaspora, including people of mixed heritage.
We’re delighted to offer a free Q&A session on ‘Demystifying the Publishing Process’ with Nancy Adimora from HarperCollins on 17th, September 2020, 6pm. This session is for Black writers and writers of colour based in Scotland who are working on a fiction or nonfiction manuscript.
To the Scottish Literary Sector, At Scottish BAME Writers Network, we are constantly evaluating how effective our programming, opportunities, and […]
QTIPOC Writers Group is a new, free writers group for QTIPOC based in Scotland.
Violence seems now as a spiked coil, piercing through the fabric of a given space and time at different points.
The opportunity to dive into these archives was a reintroduction to these people and their writing – and sometimes, an introduction altogether.
Olivia Hicks and Shuning Ji talk creative influences, their approaches to bringing comics to life, the industry’s future, and more! Chaired by Kelly Kanayama.
Our annual networking conference is back – and open for registration!
Our virtual networking conference is back for another year!
Navigating her role as a botanist and educator, Kimmerer champions pursuing ‘heart-driven science’ in the rigid confines of academia.
Explore and challenge stories of the British Empire through creating poetry.
Scottish Black Writers Group is a new, free writers group facilitated by our Co-Director Dean Atta and in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It is a monthly meetup open to writers across the UK and Ireland who are Black/from the African diaspora, including people of mixed heritage.
The legacies of imperialism are always closer to home than we think.