Following a peaceful demonstration against President Alpha Condé’s third term in October, singer/songwriter Elie Kamano was arrested for 'participation in a gathering likely to disturb public order.' In November,…More
Paul has been well-known for his stories exposing local government corruption. In the September 1991 military coup that deposed President Aristide, Paul was arrested and brutally tortured in police…More
University lecturer Bekele was arrested on August 17, 2019 and charged under Ethiopia’s draconian Anti-Terrorism Proclamation in connection with a book he had published criticizing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.…More
"Literary brain space has given way to culinary flexing," says author James Sie (@siejames) in our latest edition of Writers Who Cook. Join James in whipping up his go-to "one-pot wonder": https://bit.ly/38lVlRY.
Turn up the music this long weekend with @penworldvoices' Just Press Play - a playlist series curated by our favorite authors, reminding us that in our moment of social distance, music, like books, is an international instrument of connectivity: https://bit.ly/3gf3NF8.