Event News and Reports

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Events News and Reports

Listen: writers, experts and activists on dementia and the power of words

Listen: writers, experts and activists on dementia and the power of words

April 16th, 2014

Writer and BBC broadcaster Harriett Gilbert chaired an in-depth look at how writers and artists are Read more

Poetry and Protest: 24 April

Poetry and Protest: 24 April

April 15th, 2014

Join PEN to celebrate the power of poetry to change the world on Thursday 24 April at Rich Mix CultuRead more

Spotlight on Korea

Spotlight on Korea

March 31st, 2014

PEN is delighted to be involved in a number of events this April that will bring the best in contempRead more

Inspirations with Linton Kwesi Johnson and Patience Agbabi

Inspirations with Linton Kwesi Johnson and Patience Agbabi

January 16th, 2014

On Sunday 2 February English PEN and the Tricycle Theatre present an evening with Linton Kwesi JohnsRead more

Event report: privacy and surveillance debate

Event report: privacy and surveillance debate

December 18th, 2013

Free Speech Debate: Privacy and Surveillance By Patrick Lyons It is less than a year sinceRead more

Listen: free speech debate on privacy and surveillance

Listen: free speech debate on privacy and surveillance

December 13th, 2013

English PEN Director Jo Glanville talks to Ian Brown of  Associate Director of Oxford UniversityRead more

Listen: Tom Stoppard’s PEN Pinter Prize address

Listen: Tom Stoppard's PEN Pinter Prize address

October 17th, 2013

The British Library have now published a podcast of Tom Stoppard's moving Pinter Prize address. In tRead more

Nordicana 15-16 June at the Farmiloe Building

Nordicana 15-16 June at the Farmiloe Building

June 12th, 2013

Join English PEN this weekend at Nordicana,  a unique event, which will bring fans of Nordic Noir toRead more

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