A team of authors and publishers captained by Vintage Publishing director Rachel Cugnoni has won the 15th English PEN Quiz, which took place last night at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London. The winners narrowly beat the team of literary agents, named in honour of David Miller, into second place after a tense final round.
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Bahá’í poet and teacher Mahvash Sabet has this evening been named 2017 International Writer of Courage by Michael Longley at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony at the British Library. Longley was announced as the 2017 PEN Pinter Prize winner in June this year. Sabet was released in September, after being imprisoned for almost ten years
The FCO silence has been ‘lacklustre’ and ‘appalling’
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…