Jethro Soutar writes for PEN Atlas on the urgent case of Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, the PEN-award-winning author whom he translates and whom he is now trying to help protect, as Juan faces persecution from the regime in Equatorial Guinea.
PEN Atlas: Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel on the languages of Africa
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel writes from Equatorial Guinea
PEN Atlas: Jethro Soutar reports from the Guadalajara Book Fair
Translator and writer Jethro Soutar reports from the 2015 Guadalajara International Book Fair, the biggest annual literary event in the Spanish-speaking world.
PEN Atlas: Tomás González on writing tragedy
Tomás González writes for PEN Atlas about the act of literary creation
- £40 buys placards and handouts for a vigil or demo
- £235 pays a court fee, seeking permission to intervene in freedom of expression cases as a third party
- £650 is the cost of emergency advocacy in response to a threat to free speech through censorship or arrest of a writer at risk
- £5,200 covers research and production of a parliamentary briefing on new legislation