The PEN Pod: Finding Inspiration in History with Maaza Mengiste
“What writers and novelists force us to do in the work is to pause. . . And if there’s anything that COVID has made me consider, it’s how we… More
“Stories Help Expand Our Boundaries”: A PEN Ten Interview with Maaza Mengiste
"We know the world is more than we can sense or experience in one lifetime; stories help expand our boundaries." More
PEN World Voices festival: what can novelists do to help the refugee crisis?
Marlon James, Sunjeev Sahota, Laila Lalami and Maaza Mengiste discussed the subject of dislocation and how to ‘sit in the discomfort’ of refugees’ stories More
Maaza Mengiste Speaks on Refugee Crisis at PEN World Voices Festival
Ethiopian-American writer Maaza Mengiste is one of the featured speakers at a panel discussion in NYC this week entitled Country of Nowhere: The Refugee Crisis that will be held… More