Posts Tagged: Omid Djalili

Bahá’í poet Mahvash Sabet shares 2017 PEN Pinter Prize with Michael Longley

Bahá’í poet and teacher Mahvash Sabet has this evening been named 2017 International Writer of Courage by Michael Longley at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony at the British Library. Longley was announced as the 2017 PEN Pinter Prize winner in June this year. Sabet was released in September, after being imprisoned for almost ten years

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Penguin crowned winners of the 2015 PEN Quiz

The winners narrowly beat the team from The Times into second place after a tense final round. The Independent/Evening Standard team came third. The PEN Quiz is English PEN’s major annual fundraising event. Twenty-three teams drawn from the world of journalism, publishing and the law took part. Penguin’s victory is the first for a publishing

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