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[Report] PEN Pinter Prize 2011

When he received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, Harold Pinter famously said that writers should cast an ‘unflinching, unswerving’ gaze upon the world and show a ‘fierce intellectual determination… to define the real truth of our lives and our societies’. Few writers could be more deserving of recognition for their ‘unflinching’ commitments than

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Day of the Dead

On Tuesday 2nd of November, members of the public, members of staff from PEN International and English PEN, students from the Kings College PEN group, and assorted translators met outside the Mexican Embassy in London to hold a vigil for the persecuted, murdered and missing journalists of Mexico – innocent casualties of the war on

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Ahdaf Soueif: International Translation Day Evening Special

Multiple Crossroads   Amanda Hopkinson reports on her discussion with Ahdaf Soueif   At an initial planning meeting for the second International Translation Day at the Free Word Centre, the unanimous decision was taken to invite a prominent journalist to discuss issues of translation in their practice. ‘Literary Translation’ is too often taken to mean

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