CHINA: Dissident

14 Feb 2012

Slovak PEN holds an

Slovak PEN holds an international book fair on Feb 23rd, 2012.

News from Sydney Pen

Commemoration of the Day of the Imprisoned Writer at UTS Library on November 15, 2011

Southbank Centre

Nominations are open for Southbank Centre’s Poetry Parnassusset to be the largest poetry festival ever staged in the UK, bringing together a poet from each of the competing Olympic nations. 205 poets will come to Southbank Centre and tour the UK for a week-long celebratory gathering from 26 June – 2 July 2012 as part of the finale of the Cultural Olympiad; the London 2012 Festival.

Francis King former

British Novelist and PEN International’s former International President,

Francis King died on July 3 2011. Elected as President of PEN International in 1986, at the organisation’s 48th International Annual Congress in New York, King served a term of 3 years.