Ninety Minutes, Three Minds (audio)

Moderated by Vanity Fair staff editor Anderson Tepper, these conversations get up close with three top African writers: Adéwálé Àjàdí (Nigeria), activist and author of the hit play Abyssinia;… More

Africa in Two Acts (audio)

Africa steps into the spotlight for this two-part event, designed to reveal hidden literary and political realities. Act I: Distinguished author and philosopher Achille Mbembe delivers remarks on the… More

An Activist Guide to PEN World Voices

[caption id="attachment_11028" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="PEN World Voice Festival of International Literature"][/caption] For over 90 years, PEN has promoted literature and defended free expression by advocating on behalf of threatened writers… More

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