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Vigil for Raif Badawi, Waleed Abulkhair and Ashraf Fayadh

Friday 28 July, 9:00 am10:00 am
Raif vigil - 1 May. Cropped. Linsey McFadden

Join English PEN for our monthly vigils in support of imprisoned writers in Saudi Arabia.

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International Translation Day 2017

Monday 2 October, 9:00 am5:00 pm | £26 - £36
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
ITD

International Translation Day is the annual event for the  literary  translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to come together and  debate significant issues within the sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success. The vibrant day-long programme  includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation in higher education, alternative routes to publication and translating for the stage.  Plus  a detailed look at the entire chain from author to reader: what…

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PEN Pinter Prize 2017

Tuesday 10 October, 7:00 am8:30 pm | £8 - £12
British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
CROP Longley, Michael (c) Bobbie Hanvey 2014

The 2017 PEN Pinter Prize will be awarded to Michael Longley at a public event at the British Library on  Tuesday 10  October. He will be presented with the prize at this event and deliver an address. There will also be readings from Michael Longley’s work and an encomium by Professor Eamon Duffy.  A limited edition booklet containing the presentation will be published by Faber & Faber and available to the audience at the event. The PEN Pinter Prize was…

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