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Latest in Campaigns

Vietnam: Dang Xuan Dieu in danger due to gross mistreatment in prison

Vietnam: Dang Xuan Dieu in danger due to gross mistreatment in prison

27th October 2014

English PEN protests the treatment of the detained Vietnamese activist.Read more

The Moscow theatre that changed the world

22nd October 2014

Sasha Dugdale reports on the threats of eviction to underground theatre Teatr.docRead more

Saudi Arabia: imprisoned editor Raif Badawi to be flogged 1,000 times

21st October 2014

Join PEN in calling for the sentence of flogging to be overturned immediately.Read more

Latest in Communities

The English PEN writing competition for prisoners

'A Letter for Mr Greene': In Memory of Robert Lodge

30th June 2014

Mr Greene hated the outside world and refused to venture any further into it than he had to.Read more

Workshops: Femi Martin at Waterstones Piccadilly

25th June 2014

English PEN writer-facilitator Femi Martin gave a creative writing workshop at the London Short Story Festival on Saturday June 21stRead more

Latest in Translation

PEN Atlas: Boualem Sansal on tyranny and free expression in Algeria

PEN Atlas: Boualem Sansal on tyranny and free expression in Algeria

30th October 2014

Boualem Sansal charts the history of free expression in Algeria,Read more

'Resurrected genes, steppe': a word from the translator with Steve Komarnyckyj

28th October 2014

English PEN talks to Steve Komarnyckyj, translator of Ihor Pavlyuk's award-winning poetry collection 'A Flight Over the Black Sea'Read more

PEN Atlas: Q&A with Per Petterson

23rd October 2014

PEN Atlas talks to Per Petterson about violence, absence, and the ongoing popularity of Norwegian literatureRead more