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PEN Atlas presents Alejandro Zambra and Joe Dunthorne, a cross-examination

Alejandro Zambra’s new book Multiple Choice is billed as ‘a) Fiction b) Non-fiction c) Poetry d) All of the above e) None of the above’. This special PEN Atlas event brings the Chilean novelist in conversation with Welsh writer Joe Dunthorne, whose fiction, non-fiction, poetry and other writings, like Zambra’s, confound categorisation. Both writers are

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PEN Atlas presents: The view from Turkey

Under President Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule, press freedom in Turkey in 2016 is at an all-time low. News agencies and papers have been shut down or taken over by the government, while everyone from journalists to comedians is facing criminal defamation or terrorism charges. What is it like to be a Turkish writer in these times?

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