Two programming events at London Book Fair will have particular bearing on Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.
The 2016 winner of the IPA’s Prix Voltaire has ended a 10-year prison sentence, but remains barred from leaving the Saudi kingdom.
Titles receive English PEN grants to support translation into English from Arabic, Farsi, Catalan, Spanish, French, Chinese, Hindi, more.
The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
PEN Translates’ new grants include books originating in Arabic, Croatian, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Irish, Japanese, and Tibetan.
A debut and a long-honored veteran of short stories take the 2021 top honors provided by the Washington-based PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
The centerpiece of English PEN’s year-long celebration of its 100th year is September’s three-day program of events in London.
The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines ‘global questions of justice.’
Recognizing his ‘colossal and multi-generational’ impact, English PEN’s Pinter Prize jury honors poet and reggae artist Linton Kwesi Johnson.
Lemn Sissay has named Ethiopia’s Befeqadu Hailu to English PEN’s Honor. And PEN America’s Jennifer Egan blasts the Nobel’s choice of Peter Handke.
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