Posts Tagged: London Book Fair

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Sending cards to imprisoned poet Mahvash Sabet

So there I stood on the summit of the loftiest peak: a simple woman, glowing with love again, ready to salute the world once more. From Mahvash Sabet’s ‘Hello Again’. Adapted from the Persian by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, based on translations by Violette and Ali Nakhjavani. Every year, English PEN hosts a range of exciting authors

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PEN Literary Salon at 2015 London Book Fair

The PEN Literary Salon is open to all visitors of The London Book Fair 2015. It is located on level one of Olympia opposite Foyles Bookshop. Tuesday 14 April 10am  Josh Cohen in conversation with Jo Glanville 11.30am  Elena Poniatowska in conversation with Gaby Wood 1pm  Emma Healey in conversation with Alex Clark 2.30pm  Deborah Moggach in conversation

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Mexico Focus 2015

Mexico is currently one of the most dangerous countries in the world for writers and journalists. Over 100 journalists have been murdered since 2000, while many others have disappeared, often in direct connection to their writing. Meanwhile, impunity in crimes against journalists in Mexico stands at around 90 percent. The brutal murder of editor José

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