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Catch up: 2016 PEN Ackerley Prize

On 12 July English PEN hosted the 2016 PEN Ackerley prizegiving event at the Free Word Centre in London. Nominees Adam Mars-Jones, author of Kid Gloves: A Voyage Round My Father, and Alice Jolly, author of Dead Babies and Seaside Towns, discussed the challenges of memoir writing with Peter Parker, chair of the PEN Ackerley

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Grayson Perry’s Inspirations

On 29 March 2016 English PEN presented another of its popular series of ‘Inspirations’ fundraising events. Tom Wolfe, The Painted Word Sarah Thornton, Seven Days in the Art World Junichiro Tanizaki, In Praise of Shadows Hans Christian Andersen, The Shadow Martin Parr with text by Nicholas Barker, Sign of the Times Kate Fox, Watching the

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