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
Posts Tagged: Poetry
Andrew McMillan reads the poetry of Ashraf Fayadh, a Palestinian-born writer and artist imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for his work.
The Language of Home: Anna Selby in conversation with Bejan Matur, Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil
What does it mean to write about home? Do landscapes have their own unique vocabularies, and if so how can we ever we share them? How do words travel between languages? And what happens when we ourselves move away?