Posts Tagged: international

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From One Reader to Another

As part of the Writers in Translation programme’s tenth anniversary celebrations in 2015, English PEN teamed up with Free Word and The Reading Agency to produce From One Reader to Another, a reading and sharing initiative which put the best international literature into the hands of readers, and opened up a dialogue between readers. Over the

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PEN Promotes: open for submissions

PEN Promotes helps UK publishers to promote books in translation through funded tours for authors and translators. The grant is part of English PEN’s Writers in Translation programme, established in 2005 and supported by Bloomberg and Arts Council England to champion the best literature from around the world. The deadline for PEN Promotes applications is

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Translating the Syrian News

How does the global media report on Syria and what is omitted? Join English PEN for a panel discussion with journalists from the UK and Syria on the ways in which events in Syria are reported differently by the Syrian and international media, and how the contrast between what the two present might be mediated.

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13/07/05: Letter and 2004 Annual Report from new Internal PEN Executive Director Caroline Whitaker

July 13th 2005 Dear Centres, I am delighted to be writing to you, having recently taken up the position of Executive Director of International PEN. I felt privileged to have the opportunity to attend the Annual Congress in Bled as an observer last month, which afforded me the opportunity of meeting many members and which

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