Our annual survey, co-produced with EDI Scotland and Simranjit Kaur Sahota, which seeks to capture the experiences of BPOC in Scotland’s literary sector.
SBWN Community at Push the Boat Out – 4th-6th November 2022
Where to find our writers at the Push the Boat Out poetry festival.
Metaphors For A Black Future – Glasgow, 22nd Oct 2022
Metaphors For A Black Future will be an in-person, day event at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. It includes a speculative writing workshop with Irenosen Okojie, induction to the Publication Studio (optional), beverages, light refreshments, snacks and one meal (dinner), and space and time to meet and connect with Black writers/artists/creatives based in Scotland.
SBWN Community Events, Book Launches and Happenings August 2022
Join us as we celebrate and big up our wonderful SBWN community, their events, book launches, and happenings! If you […]
Roots to Grow Programme SBWN Announcement
The Scottish BPOC Writers Network has been awarded funding from Creative Scotland to continue their advocacy work and professional development […]
2021 Reflections – Jeda and Dean in conversation with Nasim Rebecca Asl
SBWN Co-directors Jeda Pearl Lewis and Dean Atta share their reflections on 2021 and plans for 2022 with Nasim Rebecca Asl.
SBWN and EDI Scotland Publish Literary Sector Survey Results
Scottish BAME Writers Network and EDI Scotland publish literary sector survey results on the perceptions and experiences of Black and PoC writers in and from Scotland.
‘the cold’ curated by Camara Taylor, in partnership with MAP
We’re delighted to present our recent partnership with MAP: ‘the cold,’ a series curated by Camara Taylor! <<It’s a shame […]
Perceptions and Experiences of Writers of Colour in Scotland’s Literary Sector – 2021 survey
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.