Salman Rushdie, and Caro Llewellyn, PEN World Voices Festival and Public Programs Director, discuss this year’s PEN World Voices Festival.

It’s the only international literary festival in the United States, and the 2010 festival includes some 150 authors, in New York for a week of conversations, panels, readings, and performance. This year the PEN Festival also will be hosting a series of events in 10 other cities, including Seattle, San Francisco, Portland, and Pittsburgh. The schedule of events is available here.