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Remember Writers at Risk this World Book Night

Remember Writers at Risk this World Book Night

15th April 2014

Send a book to a writer at risk this World Book Night.Read more

Poetry and Protest: 24 April

15th April 2014

Join us at Rich Mix on Thursday 24 April.Read more

Turkey: Muharrem Erbey released

15th April 2014

English PEN welcomes the long-overdue release of the writer and human rights lawyer.Read more

Latest in Translation

PEN Atlas: poet Liubov Iakymchuk on the tensions in Ukraine

PEN Atlas: poet Liubov Iakymchuk on the tensions in Ukraine

17th April 2014

With the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, poet and dramatist Liubov Iakymchuk writes for PEN AtlasRead more

PEN Atlas: Shirley Lee on North Korean writing

10th April 2014

Shirley Lee writes for PEN Atlas, in a week when Korea is the Market Focus for London Book Fair 2014,Read more

'Present tense tension' - a word from the translator with Philip Boehm

8th April 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Philip Boehm, whose translation of Hanna Krall’s novel Chasing the King of Hearts won an award in 2013Read more