2016 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award: Ahmed Naji
Ahmed Naji is the author of three books, a journalist at literary magazine Akhbar al-Adab, and a frequent contributor to other newspapers and websites in which he has criticized… More
Egypt Put This Man In Jail For The Crime Of Writing A Novel
Ahmed Naji was optimistic when he arrived in court on February 20. He was convinced that Egypt’s constitution would protect him. No one goes to prison for writing a… More
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One week after the brutal attack on author @SalmanRushdie, the NY literary community is rallying in solidarity and presenting public readings from Rushdie's works on the steps of @nypl on 5th Avenue.
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