Posts Categorised: Prizes

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was chosen by this year’s judges: President of English PEN Philippe Sands; historian, biographer and widow of Harold Pinter Antonia Fraser; writer and critic Alex Clark; poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams, and Chair of Judges and Chair of trustees for English PEN Maureen Freely. Maureen Freely said: In this age of

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PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2018 shortlist announced

English PEN today announces the shortlisted titles for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2018. The prize, endowed by former PEN member Marjorie Hessell-Tiltman’s bequest, celebrates the best non-fiction on any historical subject. The 2018 shortlist is: Stephen Alford, London’s Triumph: Merchant Adventure and the Tudor City (Allen Lane) Anne Applebaum, Red Famine: Stalin’s War

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Bahá’í poet Mahvash Sabet shares 2017 PEN Pinter Prize with Michael Longley

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

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