Iranian-American author and literary translator Niloufar Talebi (@NiloufarTalebi) has compiled a list of 100 essential books by Iranian writers (available in English) for @AAWW. Check out PEN America's selections from this wide-ranging reading list here: https://bit.ly/2G07q5s.
Iranian human rights lawyer and #FreedomToWrite honoree Nasrin Sotoudeh is on Day 46 of hunger strike in Evin prison. We continue to stand in solidarity with her. Join 5,700+ people including @AmirSoltani2020 in calling to #FreeNasrin.
During the pandemic, PEN America continued introducing new emerging voices of international writers through @penworldvoices. Listen to Russian poet from Chechnya Lolita Agamalova in our series "Writers in Residence": https://bit.ly/3cv0WY2.