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Audio: English PEN director debates at ‘You can’t say that!’

Audio: English PEN director debates at 'You can't say that!'

November 21st, 2014

On 4 November 2014, Jo Glanville debated the limits of free expression as part of the Battle of IdeaRead more

Internal Exiles audio stream

Internal Exiles audio stream

November 5th, 2014

In October 2014, English PEN hosted authors Fatos Lubonja (Albania), Peter Kristufek (Slovakia) and Read more

Science Fiction and Activism Revisited

Science Fiction and Activism Revisited

November 3rd, 2014

On 6 October 2014, English PEN hosted leading science fiction writers Nick Harkaway, Gwyneth Jones aRead more

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Christmas Drinks 2014

November 3rd, 2014

English PEN's annual Christmas drinks reception will be held at the Free Word Centre on 2 December 2Read more

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[VACANCY] English PEN Events and Development Manager

October 20th, 2014

Deadline: Monday 3 November at 5pm English PEN is looking for a confident professional with a succeRead more

The PEN/HG Wells Lecture 2014: Audience Q+A with Audrey Niffenegger

The PEN/HG Wells Lecture 2014: Audience Q+A with Audrey Niffenegger

October 15th, 2014

On 15 August, English PEN hosted Audrey Niffenegger at LonCon3, the 72nd World Science Fiction ConveRead more

Syrian activist Mazen Darwish shares PEN Pinter Award 2014 with Salman Rushdie

Syrian activist Mazen Darwish shares PEN Pinter Award 2014 with Salman Rushdie

October 10th, 2014

Salman Rushdie has chosen Syrian journalist, lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish to shareRead more

PEN Pinter Prize – Mazen Darwish’s message – Full text [ARABIC]

PEN Pinter Prize - Mazen Darwish's message - Full text [ARABIC]

October 10th, 2014

On Thursday 9 October 2014, the Syrian journalist and human rights defender Mazen Darwish was announRead more

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