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The PEN Pinter Prize 2015

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

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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Carole Seymour-Jones memorial service

Thursday 15 October, 11:30 am1:30 pm

As many of our members and supporters will know, Carole Seymour-Jones was hugely important to English PEN, expertly chairing the Writers in Prison Committee for four years, and going on to be Deputy President of the organisation. She was also a dear friend, and will be hugely missed by all who had the pleasure of working alongside her. We are honoured to have been invited to help host a service in her memory on 15 October. The memorial service will take place at…

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The English PEN Modern Literature Festival

2 April 2016 | Free
Rich Mix,
35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London , E1 6LA United Kingdom
Photograph: © Chris Scott

As part of The Enemies Project, 50 contemporary English writers present works new works, each in tribute to a writer who is part of the English PEN Writer’s at Risk programme, writers living under oppression around the world. At the Rich Mix Arts Centre 12 noon til late in 5 sessions throughout the day. All are free to attend but attendees are encouraged to join English PEN. Modernist & avant garde writers poets, novelists, playwrights and artists come together to…

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