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PEN-supported authors at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Saturday 15 August, 9:00 amMonday 31 August, 11:00 pm | Ticket cost varies
Edinburgh International Book Festival,
Charlotte Square Gardens , Edinburgh , EH2 4DR

  11 PEN-supported authors will be appearing at events across this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival: Saturday 15 August at 14:00: Cédric Villani Tuesday 18 August at 19:00: Etgar Keret & Alain Mabanckou Wednesday 19 August at 17:00: Yuri Herrera & Julia Rochester Thursday 20 August at 15:30:  Tom Callaghan & Tommy Wieringa Sunday 23 August at 16:00: Translation Duel:German with Peter Stamm Monday 24 August at 19:30: Generation Games: The Coming of Old Age – Susana Moreira Marques will be part…

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Ahmet Altan in conversation with Philippe Sands

Sunday 30 August, 7:30 pm9:00 pm | 12 / 10 (concessions)
Arcola Theatre,
24 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL United Kingdom

English PEN and Canongate present Ahmet Altan in conversation with Philippe Sands

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International Translation Day 2015

Friday 2 October, 9:00 am5:30 pm | £35 / £25 concessions
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom

The International Translation Day symposium is an annual event for the translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to gather and debate significant issues and developments within the sector, to discuss challenges and to celebrate success. Presented by Free Word, English PEN and the British Library in association with the British Centre for Literary Translation, Emerging Translators Network, Literature Across Frontiers, the Translators’ Association, Wales Literature Exchange, Words Without Borders and Writers…

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The PEN Pinter Prize 2015

Tuesday 6 October, 6:30 pm8:00 pm | £10/£8/£7
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom

This year’s PEN Pinter Prize will be awarded to James Fenton. He will be presented with the prize at this event and deliver an address. A limited edition booklet containing his presentation will be published by Faber & Faber and available to the audience. The PEN Pinter Prize was established in 2009 by English PEN in memory of Nobel-Laureate playwright Harold Pinter. The prize is awarded annually to a British writer of outstanding literary merit, who, in the words of…

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