Sunday, September 12, 2010

Upcoming PEN Events‏ : Brooklyn Book Festival

  • Upcoming PEN Events‏

09-09-2010


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PEN Women's Literary Workshop


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PEN at the
2010 Brooklyn
Book Festival



When: Sunday, September 12
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, Brooklyn Heights, NYC

As part of this year's Brooklyn Book Festival, PEN will host a special bookend quiz event, an anniversary reading, and an authors' lounge featuring a podcast series of author interviews. Be sure to stop by booths 63 and 64 near the International Stage to meet with PEN Members and staff, and learn how you can get involved with PEN's mission to protect freedom of expression in the U.S. and abroad. PEN will also be holding a raffle for special prizes and subscriptions to PEN publications throughout the festival.

PEN Quiz Night
When: Friday, September 10
Where: St. Ann's Warehouse, 38 Water Street, DUMBO
What time: 7-10 p.m.

With Jami Attenberg, Jane Ciabattari, Lisa Dierbeck, Rivka Galchen, David Haglund, Joseph O'Neill, Wesley Stace, Justin Taylor, and more

The first-ever PEN Quiz Night debuts at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Don't miss the chance to compete with (and against!) your favorite authors. >> More

PEN Freedom to Write:
A 50th Anniversary Celebration Reading

When: Sunday, September 12
Where: International Stage, Brooklyn Book Festival
What time: 10-11 a.m.

With Cathy Park Hong, Roxana Robinson, Sarah Schulman, Vera B. Williams, and Xiaoda Xiao

Join us as we celebrate five decades of PEN American Center's efforts on behalf of imperiled writers across the globe. Members and friends of PEN will take the stage to remember and honor their colleagues who have been persecuted for their views. >> More

OrlandoPEN Prison Writing Program Raffle
When: Friday, September 10; Sunday, September 12
Where: PEN Quiz Night; PEN Booth, Brooklyn Book Festival


Make a donation to PEN's Prison Writing Program and enter a raffle to win two tickets to a performance of Orlando, an adaptation by Sarah Ruhl of the Virginia Woolf novel. >> More






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