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Latest in Campaigns

PEN condemns social media campaign against Mario Levi

Iran: Marzieh Rasouli imprisoned and facing flogging

22nd July 2014

Take action for journalist and blogger Marzieh Rasouli.Read more

Memories from PEN, a tribute to Josephine Pullein-Thompson

21st July 2014

Elizabeth Paterson pays tribute to her dear friend, the late Josephine Pullein-Thompson.Read more

Latest in Communities

‘A Letter for Mr Greene’: In Memory of Robert Lodge

'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

Workshops: latest stories from prisoners

27th May 2014

Writer Femi Martin leads the final workshops in the English PEN flash fiction project, funded by the Big Lottery FundRead more

Latest in Translation

PEN Atlas: Tomás González on writing tragedy

PEN Atlas: Tomás González on writing tragedy

24th July 2014

Tomás González writes for PEN Atlas about the act of literary creationRead more

PEN Atlas: Lizzy Attree on Okwiri Oduor and the Caine Prize

17th July 2014

On 14 July 2014, Okwiri Oduor became the 15th winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, for her short story ‘My Father’s Head’, making her the third Kenyan winner of the PrizeRead more

'Home doesn't exist' - a word from the translator with Elliott Colla

15th July 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Elliott Colla, whose translation of Raba’i Al-Madhoun’s novel The Lady from Tel Aviv won an award in 2013Read more