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Literature on Lockdown: #CultureConnectsUs

For many, staying indoors is an unsettling experience. It’s been heartening to see the imaginative leaps being taken by many organisations and artists to help us through – sitting-room gigs, free theatre streams, virtual tours of museums and archives and galleries – but given the limitless... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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English PEN calls for release of Ahdaf Soueif after coronavirus protest arrest

English PEN has called for the release of Egyptian author Ahdaf Soueif, who was arrested during a protest about the treatment of prisoners during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 19:53:50 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder launched to keep historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in UK

English PEN has set up a crowdfunding campaign to keep an historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gorman made English PEN director as Byatt joins First Story

English PEN has named its new director as Daniel Gorman, current executive director of the Shubbak Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN publishes international festival guidelines for writers

English PEN is publishing guidelines for writers attending international festivals in countries with poor human rights and censorship records. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN marks 250-book milestone in support for translated titles

English PEN is marking the milestone of having supported 250 titles via its Writers in Translation programme, launched in 2006. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Danek leaves English PEN for Tilted Axis

English PEN’s Theodora Danek is joining Tilted Axis Press as co-publisher alongside founder Deborah Smith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Proms and English PEN to showcase refugee talent

English PEN is collaborating with BBC Proms on a new outreach project, Brave New Voices. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN reviews policies after Galizia family concerns

English PEN has revealed it is embarking on a review of its policies after being accused of a potential conflict of interest with one of its board members. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN to celebrate Mandela centenary with poets and activists

English PEN is celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by holding an evening of readings with writers and creatives including Ted Hughes Award-winner Jay Bernard and Makar Jackie Kay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philippe Sands to take on English PEN Presidency

Prominent human rights lawyer Philippe Sands QC is to be the new president of English PEN, taking over from Maureen Freely. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liptrot's 'exhilarating' memoir wins PEN Ackerley Prize

English PEN has awarded Amy Liptrot the PEN Ackerley Prize 2017 for her "exhilarating and rigourously unsentimental" memoir The Outrun (Canongate). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Antonia Byatt appointed English PEN interim director

English PEN has appointed Antonia Byatt, director of 2016's Cheltenham Literature Festival, to step in as its interim director from 3rd July.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA and PA join English PEN in fight to free imprisoned writers worldwide

The Society of Authors, the Publishers Association and English PEN are launching a joint campaign in aid of imprisoned writers worldwide, called Speak Out. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN director Glanville steps down

Jo Glanville is stepping down as director of English PEN after being awarded an honorary visiting fellowship at the German university Arbeitsstelle Holocaustliteratur. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN reports 'challenging year'

English PEN has reported a deficit of close to £90,00 in its annual report for the year ending 31st March 2016, describing it as "a challenging year". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short stories smuggled out of North Korea given PEN Translation award

A story collection smuggled out of North Korea - and translated by Man Booker International Prize-winner Deborah Smith - has been selected to receive a PEN Translation award from English PEN. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catherine Taylor leaves English PEN after redundancies

English PEN is making five of its 12-strong team redundant following an organisational restructure. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA and English PEN welcome prospect of libel reform in N.I

English PEN and the Society of Authors have welcomed a new report on defamation law in Northern Ireland recommending that Northern Irish law should emulate that of England and Wales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN launches Modern Literature Festival

English PEN has launched its first ever English PEN Modern Literature Festival which will see UK-based writers present new works in tribute to writers at risk around the world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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