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PEN Atlas: Michelle Bailat-Jones on Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, hidden treasure of Modernism

PEN Atlas: Michelle Bailat-Jones on Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, hidden treasure of Modernism

28th August 2014

Michelle Bailat-Jones writes for PEN Atlas about Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, a contemporary of Robert Walser[...]

PEN Atlas: Paulo Scott on the vain desire for durability

PEN Atlas: Paulo Scott on the vain desire for durability

22nd August 2014

Paulo Scott writes for PEN Atlas about the need for Brazilian authors to move away from stories about 'white guys, living in the big urban centres[...]

PEN Atlas: Erwin Mortier on Belgian literature and The Great War

PEN Atlas: Erwin Mortier on Belgian literature and The Great War

14th August 2014

To commemorate the centenary of The Great War, PEN Atlas takes us to Belgium, where novelist Erwin Mortier writes about the violent transition from Belle Époque to modernity through conflict,[...]

‘Lyrical, moving, inspiring’ – a word from the translator with Anna Gunin

'Lyrical, moving, inspiring' - a word from the translator with Anna Gunin

12th August 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Anna Gunin, whose translation of Mikail Eldin’s memoir The Sky Wept Fire won an award in 2013[...]

PEN Atlas: Lena Devani on cats and friendship

PEN Atlas: Lena Devani on cats and friendship

8th August 2014

To celebrate International Cat Day, Lena Devani writes from Greece for PEN Atlas[...]

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