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PEN Atlas: Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel on the languages of Africa

PEN Atlas: Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel on the languages of Africa

18th December 2014

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel writes from Equatorial Guinea[...]

PEN Atlas: writers recommend best books in translation for Christmas

PEN Atlas: writers recommend best books in translation for Christmas

12th December 2014

Roasting chestnuts on an open fire, taking the first whiff of mulled wine, and cracking open a great work of literature in translation[...]

‘Important, Invigorating, Mind-altering’ – a word from the translator with Clare Pollard

'Important, Invigorating, Mind-altering' - a word from the translator with Clare Pollard

9th December 2014

English PEN talks to Clare Pollard, who translated some of the poetry featured in award-winning anthology 'My Voice'[...]

PEN Atlas: Serhiy Zhadan on Ukraine, literature and ongoing war

PEN Atlas: Serhiy Zhadan on Ukraine, literature and ongoing war

4th December 2014

Having won the 2014 Jan Michalski Prize for Road to Donbass, Serhiy Zhadan writes for PEN Atlas[...]

PEN Atlas: Elif Shafak on writing in two languages

PEN Atlas: Elif Shafak on writing in two languages

1st December 2014

Elif Shafak investigates what makes the bilingual author choose to write in one language and not another[...]

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