Posts By: Robert Sharp

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LISTEN: Translation Pitch – East and Southeast Asia

English PEN’s PEN Presents initiative seeks to help UK publishers to discover – and publish – the most exciting books from around the world, and to support literary translators in their development as advocates for international literature. Our Translation Pitch event on 8 June 2017 brought together all six shortlisted translators from our PEN Presents…

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WATCH: Brave New Voices animations

On 4 July 2017, English PEN launched Imagine Your Shadow, an anthology of poetry written by participants in our Brave New Voices project. Five groups across London, at British Red Cross, Praxis Community Projects, Migrants Organise, Capital City Academy and Newman Catholic College, were each paired with writers with an established reputation in facilitating creative

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English PEN appoints Antonia Byatt as interim director

English PEN is delighted to announce that Antonia Byatt will be stepping in as our interim director on 3 July.  She will be working closely with our outgoing director, Jo Glanville, for the better part of a month to ensure a smooth and productive handover. Antonia Byatt was director of Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016 and

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