Tag Archives: English PEN

PEN-supported translations – a match for English language titles

English PEN has published an evaluation of its first grant-giving programme, PEN Promotes, which has supported literary translation since 2005 Continue reading

The English PEN Modern Literature Festival

Saturday 2 April, 2:00 pm9:30 pm |Free

As part of the Enemies Project, over 30 contemporary English writers will present new works in tribute to writers at risk around the world. 

On 2 April 2016, over 30 writers, poets, novelists, playwrights and artists will come together to celebrate English PEN’s Writers at Risk programme and the incredible individuals we support. Continue reading

English PEN marks the Day of the Imprisoned Writer by launching ‘Time to Read’ e-Book

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Posted November 15th, 2014 by Cat Lucas & filed under Campaigns.

English PEN marks the Day of the Imprisoned Writer by launching Time to Read, a new e-book collection of work by writers at risk and former PEN cases from all over the globe

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Belarusian Continue reading

English PEN promotes new writing from Albanian, Chinese and Lebanese authors

Another month, another great set of books and events for PEN supporters to enjoy! We’re proud to be promoting not one but three books this coming October, Continue reading

English PEN supports new Book Rooms at HMP Wormwood Scrubs

Posted July 29th, 2014 by Cat Lucas & filed under Campaigns.

English PEN is delighted to be supporting fellow charity Give A Book with the establishment of dedicated Book Rooms at HMP Wormwood Scrubs

For more than a decade, English PEN has been sending writers Continue reading

Memories from PEN, a tribute to Josephine Pullein-Thompson


Posted July 21st, 2014 by English PEN staff & filed under Campaigns.
English PEN was saddened to learn of the death of our former president Josephine Pullein-Thompson Continue reading

Literary Activism: is poetry the strongest form of protest?

July 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | £8/£4

Poets from around the globe share their views and personal experiences as part of the Poetry International Festival at London’s Southbank Centre. Continue reading

My Voice: a Decade of Poems from the Poetry Translation Centre – book tour

July 6 @ 2:30 pm – July 18 @ 8:00 pm

Set up in 2004, the Poetry Translation Centre supports the translation of poetry Continue reading