Posts Tagged: PEN Atlas

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Loosened Locks: on Mahvash Sabet

A woman walked out of Evin Prison in Tehran late one evening. Her face was pale from long confinement but her eyes shone bright. Her hair, shoulder length and dark when she first entered those doors, now reached her waist and was grey beneath her purple headscarf.

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Yazarın paradoksu

Zenon çok tartışılan ünlü sözünde “Hareket eden bir cisim ne bulunduğu yerdedir ne bulunmadığı yerde” der. Bu sözün fizikten ziyade edebiyata, daha doğrusu yazarlara ait bir söz olduğunu düşünürüm gençliğimden beri. Bu satırları bir hapishane hücresinden yazıyorum. “Bu satırları bir hapishane hücresinden yazıyorum” cümlesini hangi anlatıma katarsanız o anlatıma gergin bir dirilik, karanlık ve gizemli

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If This is a Lament

Exclusive preview of the title poem, ‘If this is a lament’, from a new chapbook of work by Turkish poet Bejan Matur, translated by Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil.

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PEN Atlas and Funhouse present: bodies, places and spaces

Swans, handsome cannibals, confronting the past in Latvia, censorship and imaginary boyfriends. Funhouse and PEN Atlas present a series of readings that explore body, borders and place. Join us to hear the ‘delicate rhythmic trip wires’ of Kayo Chingonyi whose debut collection Kumukanda is published in June, Xiaolu Guo’s searing and rebellious memoir, Once Upon

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