Posts Categorised: Outreach


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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Life Stories inside prison – HMP YOI ISIS

English PEN’s Life Stories project has been sending writers, memoirs and the gift of a journal to young men in HMP YOI Isis to encourage writing and thinking about their lives, recording their time in prison and reflecting on the importance and the potential for change. This six week course, led by performance poet Joelle

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Brave New Voices 2.0: Year One

In 2015-16, young refugees, asylum seekers and migrants across Greater London worked with poets, performers, playwrights and novelists to discover their own voices as writers and to celebrate multilingualism.

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