Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Nominate your favourite piece of women’s writing for International Women’s Day

Call to PEN Members

February 8 2012

Written by Karis Eaglestone

Nominate your favourite piece of women’s writing for International Women’s Day – 8th March
In celebration of International Women’s Day (8th March) and PEN’s 90th anniversary, PEN International asks PEN members to nominate one piece of writing by a woman that has moved them, made a deep impression, or that they greatly admire. Nominations will be featured on our site as a tapestry of recommendations in recognition of literary achievements by women. Nominations may include women’s writing of any form, including poetry, essays, novels, short stories and speeches. Please email nominations to communications@pen-international.org stating your name, your PEN Centre, the writer and title of the text you are nominating, and a brief sentence explaining why you have chosen this piece of writing. Deadline for nominations 29th February.
And on International Women’s Day 8th March follow #womenwriters when @pen_int will be featuring quotes and news on women writers.

source: International PEN

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