A regular monthly workshop for Black writers and writers of colour, led by award-winning poet and playwright, Hannah Lavery.
People of colour have had a presence in Scotland’s rural communities for much longer than many realise, and it is time for this to be reflected across our creative communities.
Afrofuturism utilises technology to rewrite the racist tropes of mainstream white media – Africa is no longer primitive or in need of saving.
This workshop provides a space for writers of colour to reconnect with and write about their bodies in a loving way.
We are absolutely delighted to welcome Kelly Kanayama, Mae Diansangu and Titilayo Farukuoye to our team! Read on to find out more about each new team member and what they are also up to as writers…
Take a look at these upcoming opportunities by SBWN for writers of colour in Scotland – to write a blog post or host your own workshop!
The most famous Persian poets (Rumi, Hafiz, Ferdowsi) were writing just under a thousand years ago. Why are they needed more than ever?
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.
‘On the one hand, I want to show the extent of colonial exploitation and expose the biases in the narratives taught at school. On the other hand, I hope to centre the experiences and voices of people of colour and highlight the diversities, complexities, and richness of their stories.’