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.
Scottish BAME Writers Network is excited to announce that writer, Bhavika Govil, is joining our team as Admin & Media Support!
Scottish BAME Writers Network is thrilled to announce a new performance mentorship programme in partnership with talented performance poet, Courtney Stoddart!
Poetry School and Scottish BAME Writers Network are offering Scottish BAME Writers, or BAME Writers based in Scotland, 50% off their courses!
How can we become attuned with the weight of words when composing a poem? How can memories affect the language and vocabulary of a poem? How can we construct and de-construct our thought processes during the act of writing?
We’re thrilled to welcome Dean to the SBWN team! Not only are we admirers of his creative writing (Happy 1st Birthday to The Black Flamingo!), but Dean’s advocacy work for Black writers, for writers of Young Adult and Children’s Literature, and for safe, intersectional spaces, is incredibly inspiring!
‘Tapping the play button on this video was just another attempt on my part to learn more about the squiggles that are capable of creating universes in my mind, especially since – as much as I’d enjoyed reading the alternate paper in my undergrad English lit degree – a part of me regretted not studying literary theory.’
Join Dean Atta for this Masterclass where he’ll discuss his award-winning debut ‘The Black Flamingo’ & guide us through writing exercises!
‘Edinburgh wasn’t one of those impersonal cities where you felt like a stranger … the town centre offered a gateway to possibilities – so much of what happened tapped into a wider world, leapfrogging Britishness, straight into Europe and beyond.’
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.