The right/write to roam

Inua Ellams discusses how his heritage and his multi-placed identity laid the foundations for his new collection #Afterhours.

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The Revolution over Dinner

Elliot Ackerman reflects on the role of fiction in times of conflict. His new novel Dark at the Crossing is published by Daunt Books in April 2017.

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PEN Atlas Q&A: Mohsin Hamid

In the first in a series of author interviews about migration and otherness, we speak to novelist and writer Mohsin Hamid.

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Is there a crisis in storytelling?

In an era of increasing self-censorship and blurred lines between truth and fiction, the acclaimed author and translator considers the effects of a tumultuous year on literary creativity.

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The immortal bird

To celebrate UN Arabic Language Day, poet and professor Atef Alshaer shares the history, richness and possibilities for the lingua franca of the Arabic world.

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