Posts Tagged: writers in prison

Celebrating Nelson Mandela: His Letters, His Legacy

Book Tickets English PEN is excited to host a special one-off evening to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Esteemed guests from the worlds of literature, politics, journalism and activism will come together to perform readings of original letters written by Nelson Mandela during his time in prison, many of which have remained unpublished

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Celebrating Nelson Mandela: His Letters, His Legacy

To mark the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth on 18 July and the publication of The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela (Liveright) on 10 July, English PEN is holding an evening of readings with very special guests on 17 July. Full event details and booking information available here.  Taking place at the Union Chapel in London,

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A World of Poets: Liu Xiaobo

In celebration of World Poetry Day this Wednesday, all this week we will be paying tribute to poets who have been persecuted or imprisoned in violation of their right to free expression.

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