San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Save the date! Our AGM 2016 will be held at the beautiful Birnam Arts Centre. This is your chance to meet fellow Scottish PEN members and get involved in shaping the organisation's future.
A G E N D A
- Minutes of AGM held on 26 September 2015 / Matters Arising
- President’s Report
- Financial Statement
- Reports from Scottish PEN sub-committees
- Writers at Risk
- Writers in Exile
- Women Writers Committee
- Campaigns Committee
- Campaigns 2017 – Defamation Reform / Investigatory Powers / Human Rights Act
- Elections of Office Bearers and Committee members
- Committee vacancies
- Liberty, Language & Literature – Plans and projects for 2017, Scottish PEN’s 90thanniversary year
Refreshments will be served after formal business, then:
Scottish PEN Presents – 2016 AGM Cultural Programme
Tales of Don Roberto
Scottish PEN member Jamie Jauncey talks about his experience with the legacy of his great, great uncle Robert Cunninghame-Graham, author, gaucho, politician, swashbuckling co-founder of the Labour Party and the SNP… and of Scottish PEN.
Readings from The Sorrows of Mexico by Jenni Calder, Drew Campbell and the newly elected president
Borrowed Time by Jenni Calder / A Barrel of Dried Leaves by Allan Cameron
Newly opened bookshop The Birnam Reader hosts a dual launch for the latest works from two Scottish PEN stalwarts: Jenni Calder will read from her new novel Borrowed Time, and Allan Cameron from his poetry collection A Barrel of Dried Leaves. Both books published by Vagabond Voices.
When & Where
Scottish branch of PEN International campaigning for freedom of expression, oppressed writers, and marginalised linguistic groups.