Events - Festival 2018

Imprisoned Poets Reading

Saturday 4 March, 19:10 - 19:40
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre
FREE

Short readings from the work of imprisoned poets by Patience Agbabi and Magi Gibson, presented by Scottish PEN

Join us for a selection of short readings from the work of imprisoned poets, read by artists performing at the festival, including Patience Agbabi and Magi Gibson, and presented by Brian Johnstone. Jean Rafferty from Scottish PEN will talk about the work of the organisation and highlight their current campaigns. One of the world's longest established human rights organisations and the only worldwide association of writers, PEN International supports writers who are imprisoned or otherwise denied the opportunity to read their work.

Presented with the support of PEN Scotland

Participants: Patience Agbabi
Photos:
Patience Agbabi: Lyndon Douglas

Venue

The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

Location: At the top of Abbey Street off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close off South Street

Includes: Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, Café Bar &...