Our Time is A Garden was a series of nature poetry workshops for women and non-binary writers of colour in Scotland in partnership with the Scottish BPOC Writers Network and IASH at the University of Edinburgh. This series is part of a collaborative research project led by Junior Anniversary Fellow at IASH, Dr Alycia Pirmohamed.
SBWN at Granite Noir – 23 February and 25 February 2023
SBWN is excited to be hosting two events as part of this year’s Granite Noir crime writing festival.
Poetry Review Writing Workshop with Helena Nelson – 26 November 2022
Join Helena Nelson, from HappenStance Press and Sphinx Review, for this poetry review writing workshop!
The Personal is Political: Poetry Masterclass with Etzali Hernández – 14 November 2022
What does it mean to be a political poet? What purposes can political poetry serve? – and what political action can writing reclaim?
Writing from Sister Radio Workshop – 30 October and 2 November 2022
An online writing workshop using the themes of Sister Radio by Sara Shaarawi.
SBWN at Push the Boat Out: Poetics of Place – 6th November 2022
An in-person workshop about ecopoetics and developing your own writing.
Q&A with Creative Scotland Literature – 19th January 2022
Come and hear from Literature Officers at Creative Scotland and ask them questions about their programs and support available for individual writers,
QTIPOC Writers Group – 2nd December 2021
QTIPOC Writers Group is a new, free writers group for QTIPOC based in Scotland.
Intermediate Craft Seminar: Poetry Vs Colonialism with Laila Sumpton – 1st December 2021
Explore and challenge stories of the British Empire through creating poetry.
Arts Reviewing for Creatives of Colour with Aisha Josiah – 13th November 2021
This session aims to encourage writers with any level of experience to delve into arts criticism.