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English PEN Literary Salon at The London Book Fair 2019

Tuesday 12 MarchThursday 14 March



The English PEN Literary Salon is open to all visitors of The London Book Fair.  It is located on level one of Olympia in the Grand Hall.

Tuesday 12 March
11.30am Alia Trabucco Zerán in conversation with Theodora Danek
12.30pm Dewi Lestari in conversation with Matthew Janney
2.30pm London Book Fair Author of the Day: Caryl Philips
3.30pm Deborah Moggach in conversation with Antonia Byatt
4.30pm Imaginative, original and breaking borders: Ten brilliant UK women you should be reading – with Elif Shafak

Presented by the National Centre for Writing and British Council as part of the International Literature Showcase

Wednesday 13 March
10am Kerry Hudson in conversation with Hannah Trevarthen
11am Jan Carson  in conversation with Peggy Hughes
1pm Leila S. Chudori in conversation with Ellah Wakatama Allfrey
2pm London Book Fair Author of the Day: Seno Gumira Ajidarma
3pm Intan Paramaditha in conversation with Sharlene Teo
Thursday 14 March
11am New Daughters of Africa: Margaret Busby, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey and Chibundu Onuzo in conversation with Irenosen Okojie.
12pm Nirwan Dewanto in conversation with Boyd Tonkin
2.30pm London Book Fair Author of the Day: Holly Bourne

The English PEN Literary Salon is programmed in partnership with the British Council and The London Book Fair.