We are delighted to publish the first “Metaphors for a Black Future Zine” edited by Martha Adonai Williams. This zine is an outcome of our 2020 Metaphors for a Black Future Programme, also curated by Martha, which ran from October 2020 to December 2020.
This craft seminar seeks to help develop our ability to reflect and develop decolonial cosmologies in our work.
We are delighted to partner with the Scottish International Storytelling Festival on the ‘Sensing Stories’ programme.
This Music and Poetry workshop focuses on creative writing to your favourite songs.
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.
The masterclass with Ellah Wakatama will help writers develop a key set of tools to edit their own work—both fiction and non-fiction
Who is responsible for writing down history? Who decides which stories make the cut? Is it up to us to ensure our narratives are passed on and archived before our passing?
These questions, though lofty, are important ones to ask.
In this seminar, we’ll explore the inner “colonization” that happens throughout our literary education. How can we work towards dismantling this and finding our own individual literary styles and voices?
We’re delighted to host our first public reading of 2021! Courtney Stoddart is joined by seven poets, Nasim Rebecca Asl, Sabrina Latif, Clementine E. Burnley, Wendy Law, Kamala Santos, Bee Asha and Andrew ‘Ace’ Bamusi.
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.