Tagged: PEN

Pearson chief brands Trump order 'deeply worrying'

Pearson chief executive John Fallon has branded Donald Trump's travel ban policy "deeply worrying" in a rare political comment from the usually non-partisan education company.... Read more

UK faces 'common problems' with Turkey, authors warn

A panel of Turkish authors speaking about censorship in the troubled country have warned that the UK faces "common problems" with Turkey, where right-wing anti-intellectualism has led... Read more

UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet... Read more

Standing ovation for Charlie Hebdo at PEN Gala

The editors at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were given a standing ovation when collecting an award at the PEN America Gala last night (5th... Read more

More authors join Charlie Hebdo PEN Award protest

Writers including Joyce Carol Oates and Junot Diaz are among two dozen who have signed a letter protesting against PEN America giving an award to... Read more

Carey and Ondaatje in Charlie Hebdo protest

Peter Carey [pictured] and Michael Ondaatje have pulled out of a PEN gala, objecting to an award due to be given out honouring French magazine Charlie... Read more

PEN and Rushdie call for Dala release

English PEN and the author Salman Rushdie are calling for the release of South African novelist Zainub Priya Dala, who is in a mental institution... Read more

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