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 masterclass with Ellah Wakatama will help writers develop a key set of tools to edit their own work—both fiction and non-fiction
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.
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.
The workshop seeks to function as an exercise for storytellers – anyone from short story writers to screenwriters – in creating diverse characters empathetically.
Throughout Book Week Scotland 2020, we will be sharing daily writing prompts curated by writer and creative, Raheema Sayed. Join us each day from Nov 16-22, 2020 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our website for inspirational prompts to write with joy, hope, and centre well-being.
0 This October, during Black History Month, Scottish BAME Writers Network launch Metaphors for a Black Future, curated by Martha […]