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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

How technology rewrites literature-Writers including Tom McCarthy and Joe Dunthorne consider whether the coming of computers and the net has changed the way they write


Laptop keyboard
New sentences … a man types on a laptop keyboard. Photograph: PhotoAlto / Alamy
In an interview with the Paris Review, the American poet Frederick Seidel mentions a time in the 1970s when
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