• PEN 1st Issue 2014
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    Hello again from Iowa City!

    Dear PEN Colleagues –

    I would like to remind you all that our exciting new prize, the PEN International/New Voices Award, is now open for submissions until May 20. The top prize is $1000 USD and will be announced during this year’s Congress.

    Dear PEN Centres,
    In 2014 PEN International will be focusing on the theme of Translation and Linguistic Rights across all areas of our work.

    Human rights lawyer, writer and PEN Turkey member Muharrem Erbey was arrested in Diyarbakır, south-eastern Turkey, in December 2009.

    Draconian restrictions on freedom of expression in Russia must be lifted

    NEW VOICES AWARD

    Who's Who

    Hans-Christian Oeser - Secretary PEN German

    Hans-Christian Oeser, Secretary of...

    Laila Al-Atrash - Jordan Pen President

    Al-Atrash has established herself...

    Jiro Asada - President Pen Japan

    Jiro Asada was born in 1951 in...

    Tarik Günersel - President PEN Turkey

    President of PEN Turkey &...

    Lucina Kathmann - International Vise President

    Lucina Kathmann is an International Vice-president of PEN and former...

    Larry Siems - American Pen

    Larry Siems directs the PEN...

    John Rastun Saul - Pen President

    Born in Ottawa, Saul studied at...

    Gil-Won Lee - Korean Pen President

    Gil-Won Lee made his debut as a...

    Laura McVeigh

    Executive Director Laura McVeigh is the Executive Director of PEN...

    Jo Glanville

    Director Jo joined English PEN in September 2012 from Index on...

    Ann Harrison

    Programme Director, Writers in Prison Committee Ann Harrison joined PEN...

    Patricia Diaz

    Research and Campaign Support Patricia assists in monitoring...

    Tamsin Mitchell

    Researcher: Africa & the Americas Tamsin is responsible for PEN...

    Cathal Sheerin

    Researcher and Campaigner: Europe Cathal is responsible for PEN...

    Suzanne Nossel

    Suzanne Nossel was named Executive Director of the PEN American Center...

    Jasmine Davey

    Development Associate Jasmine Davey studied English and French at the...

    Sahar Halaimzai

    Communications & Campaigns Manager Sahar joined the team in July...

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