PEN Events- Free the Word! and London Book Fair
Just a quick reminder of some of the events English PEN has coming up in the next few weeks. Full details of our Writers in Public programme can also be found on the English PEN website.
This year's Free the Word! Festival will bring together some of today's most exciting and finest names in international writing alongside top British writers for five days of discussions, performances and readings. Free the Word 2011 is not just a here.: it is an ideas workshop, where writers and readers talk, reflect, and enjoy literature in its many guises. You can view the full programme and book tickets online
On 11 - 13 April, the English PEN Literary Café and Literary Translation Centre will be at the English PEN website. Following on from the success of 2010, the LBF Literary Translation Centre will have a more visible presence on the show floor in one of the busiest areas in Two. The seminar programme covers a rich range of subjects- discover international literary landscapes such as the Middle East, China and Japan; learn about in translation; get ideas about funding both in the UK and Europe and find out how digital publishing may affect literary translation. Read more about the new improved Literary Translation Centre on LBF’s website.. As usual, the Literary Café will be at the heart of the fair, hosting a range of events with leading British and international authors. View details on the
We still have a small number of free Book Fair passes to give away- email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like one. When those run out, we can offer passes to PEN members for the reduced price of £10- visit www.londonbookfair.co.uk/pen to get yours.