Posts Tagged: Cuba

Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias

[Cuba] Concerns for three Cuban writers

English PEN joins the Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN International in protesting a renewed wave of repression and harassment against journalists and writers in Cuba, including the imprisonment of two journalists and the conviction of a writer. According to PEN’s information, independent journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias has been detained pending trial since

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What PEN Means To Me: Val Warner

Our old website featured a series of testimonies from PEN members and the honorary members we have supported over this years.  We are republishing them weekly. I found a PEN anthology in the public library as a schoolgirl, and joined years later after getting to know Francis King. I got involved with Writers in Prison

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