Tagged: PEN Pinter Prize

Ugandan novelist Rukirabashaija named 2021 International Writer of Courage

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was subjected to torture by his home country's government while detained last year, has been named the International Writer of Courage at... Read more

Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021

Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her "cultural significance" charting "the development of Zimbabwe... Read more

Eritrean poet Asrat named 2020's International Writer of Courage

PEN Pinter Prize 2020 winner Linton Kwesi Johnson has announced he is sharing the prize with Eritrean poet, songwriter and journalist Amanuel Asrat, who is named 2020's International Writer of... Read more

Befeqadu Hailu named International Writer of Courage 2019 at PEN Pinter Prize

Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. ... Read more

Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand... Read more

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018

Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her "refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others". ... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week Michael Longley was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2017 while Quentin Blake and John Yeoman celebreated 50 Years of Children's Books.  Read more

Michael Longley wins PEN Pinter Prize

Poet and academic Michael Longley CBE has been named as the winner of the PEN Pinter Prize 2017. Read more

Atwood awarded PEN Pinter Prize ahead of UK tour

Margaret Atwood has been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize at the same time as it is announced that she will be embarking on a... Read more

PEN Pinter Prize extends reach beyond UK

Vicky Featherstone, Zia Haider Rahman and Peter Stothard will be joining Maureen Freely and Antonia Fraser as judges of the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, which... Read more

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