Personal Evolution, Social Revolution: Entire event

Edwidge Danticat, Dany Laferrière, Laila Lalami, Colum McCann read from their work and participate in a panel discussion at Personal Evolution, Social Revolution: A Program for Highschool Students, part of the 2009 PEN… More

Dany Laferrière Discusses The Aroma of Coffee

Dany Laferrière discusses his decision to become a writer and his novel The Aroma of Coffee at Personal Evolution, Social Revolution: A Program for Highschool Students, part of the… More

Edward Albee Discusses Federico Garcia Lorca

Edward Albee, American playwright, discusses Federico Garcia Lorca at the PEN event 2005 State of Emergency: Readings Against Torture, Arbitrary Detention & Extraordinary Rendition. More

A History of Trauma

KHALED MATTAWA: What’s ringing in my ear now is the adverb “originally,” and I want to discuss with Hanan and Fadhil the issue of origins. My question for them… More

Youth on the Frontlines: Entire Event

A panel discussion with Ishmael Beah, Uzodinma Iweala, and Linda Sue Park at the event Youth on the Frontlines, part of the 2007 PEN World Voices Festival. More

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