Tagged: English PEN

The Charlie Hebdo principle

The distaste of eminent writers such as Peter Carey at PEN American Center’s decision to honour Charlie Hebdo at its gala next month,... Read more

Saqi Books joins calls for airline to apologise to detained woman

Publisher Saqi Books has added its voice to calls for Thomson Airways to apologise after a British woman was detained after reading one of its... Read more

Olusoga scoops PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize

David Olusoga has won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize 2017 for Black and British: A Forgotten History (Macmillan). Read more

Antonia Byatt appointed English PEN interim director

English PEN has appointed Antonia Byatt, director of 2016's Cheltenham Literature Festival, to step in as its interim director from 3rd July. ... Read more

SoA and PA join English PEN in fight to free imprisoned writers worldwide

The Society of Authors, the Publishers Association and English PEN are launching a joint campaign in aid of imprisoned writers worldwide, called Speak Out.... Read more

English PEN director Glanville steps down

Jo Glanville is stepping down as director of English PEN after being awarded an honorary visiting fellowship at the German university Arbeitsstelle Holocaustliteratur. Read more

US children’s authors protest Yiannopoulos deal

Children’s authors published by Simon & Schuster US have protested against the company releasing a book by controversial figure Milo Yiannopoulos. Read more

English PEN reports 'challenging year'

English PEN has reported a deficit of close to £90,00 in its annual report for the year ending 31st March 2016, describing it as "a... Read more

Short stories smuggled out of North Korea given PEN Translation award

A story collection smuggled out of North Korea - and translated by Man Booker International Prize-winner Deborah Smith - has been selected to receive a PEN Translation award from... Read more

Catherine Taylor leaves English PEN amid wider redundancies

English PEN is making five of its 12-strong team redundant following an organisational restructure. Read more

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