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The Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture

April 24, 2007 | Cooper Union’s Great Hall | New York City

Including an introduction by PEN President Francine Prose, a conversation with Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, and a concluding statement by Salman Rushdie.

“I write. I imagine. The act of imagining in itself enlivens me. I am not frozen and paralyzed before the predator. I invent characters. At times I feel as if I am digging up people from the ice in which reality enshrouded them, but maybe, more than anything else, it is myself that I am now digging up.” >> Read the lecture

Copyright © 2007 Beowulf Sheehan/PEN American Center


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