International PEN

Type: Organization
Name: International PEN
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Meet Wayfare, An App That Helps You Make Special Moments With An International Pen Pal

Developer Jiho Kang created the app "Wayfare" to show people that discovering and writing to pen pals can be a special experience. "It also helps people discover that their so-called ordinary or boring lives aren't really that ordinary or boring, they're ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 8 hours ago]
Entities: International PEN
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Masande Ntshanga: The Reactive was Written During a Time of Personal Difficulty

by Amanda on Oct 20th, 2014 TweetMasande Ntshanga spoke to the Daily Dispatch about his newly released debut novel, The Reactive .Ntshanga, who won the 2013 Pen International/New Voices Award for his short story “Space” ( which you can read here ), says ... [Published Books Live - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

PEN to hold literature-teaching workshop in CDO

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold “For Love of the Word: Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College” on Oct. 27, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m, at the University Conference Hall, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Looking for 3rd grade Urban or International Pen Pals!

Nicolle2 hours agoHello!We are learning about communities in third grade this yearat our school in Pennsylvania. We have found an awesomeschool in rural Oklahoma to become pen pals with, but arestill searching for a third grade class in an urban area ... [Published Teachers Net - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: International PEN
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 2 reports

franca13: Re: International Pen Pals Wanted!

On 9/30/14, 3rd Grade wrote:> I am interested in finding pen pals formy third grade> class, preferably outside of the UnitedStates (we are> from New Jersey). We are in the processof letter> writing, and thought this would begreat practice ... [Published Teachers Net - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Harry lives life through a lens – 70 years of Midlands history on film

When Harry Brown first picked up a cine camera in the 1940s, little did he know it would spark a lifelong love of film that would see him document a comprehensive social history dating back more than 70 years. Mr Brown, now 89, joined the Wulfrun Cine ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Vigan to host history confab

Charo Santos-Concio, top power player at ABS-CBN and Star Cinema, is one of the few media industry leaders I make it a point to touch base with every few years or so. Each time we talk, I see a progression, not just of important achievements, but al ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

President Almazbek Atambayev met with participants of the World Congress of Writers

/ Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev on Wednesday October 1, 2014, met with participants of the 80th Jubilee PEN International Congress, a worldwide organization of professional writers, poets and journalists working in various literary genres. ... [Published Kabar - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Seeking International Pen Pals

Sherry10 minutes agoI am a third grade teacher in Kentucky. I am looking foranother 3rd grade class outside of the United States toexchange letters. I currently have 25 students in my classranging from 7-9 year olds. Like &nbsp &nbsp Report post ... [Published Teachers Net - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tajik writers attend the 80th anniversary of PEN International Congress in Bishkek

30/09/2014 14:01Asia-PlusViews: 52DUSHANBE, September 30, 2014, Asia-Plus – Three Tajik writers – Anisa Sobiri, Siyavoush and Shoista Ravshanova – are attending the 80th anniversary of PEN International Congress that is being held in the Kyrgyz capital ... [Published Asia Plus - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

80th literature PEN congress will be held in Central Asia

From September 29 to October 2, the 80th anniversary of PEN International Congress will be held in Central Asia, namely in Bishkek for the first time. This year International PEN Congress, or simply World Congress of Writers will bring together poets ... [Published neweurasia.net - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

PEN to hold ‘Teaching Philippine literature’ workshop in Cagayan de Oro

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists), in partnership with Capitol University, will hold “For Love of the Word: Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College” on 27 October 2014 ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 25 2014]

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Developer Jiho Kang created the app "Wayfare" to show people that discovering and writing to pen pals can be a special experience. "It also helps people discover that their so-called ordinary or boring lives aren't really that ordinary or boring, they're actually kinda special and it's a matter ..."
Helen agrees: "I’m convinced he’s right. Dad needs to be able to do something – he can’t just sit around" she adds of her father. "He thinks about people."
...a web of judicial harassment and un-investigated threats," said Marian Botsford Fraser, chair of PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee. "His case is a mockery of justice, and part of an alarming climate of violence, impunity and fear in Honduras."
...According to the statement from PEN, Tohti, was "long harassed by Chinese authorities for his outspoken views on the rights of China's Muslim Uyghur minority. Tohti represents a new generation of endangered writers who use the web and social media to fight oppression and broadcast to concerned parties around the globe. We hope this honor helps awaken Chinese authorities to the injustice being perpetrated and galvanizes the worldwide campaign to demand Tohti's freedom."

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Meet Wayfare, An App That Helps You Make Specia... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 8 hours ago]
Masande Ntshanga: The Reactive was Written Duri... [Published Books Live - 15 hours ago]
PEN to hold literature-teaching workshop in CDO [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
Looking for 3rd grade Urban or International Pe... [Published Teachers Net - Oct 18 2014]
Despite father's life sentence, Jewher Ilham st... [Published IDS News - Oct 06 2014]
franca13: Re: International Pen Pals Wanted! [Published Teachers Net - Oct 05 2014]
franca13: Re: Seeking International Pen Pals [Published Teachers Net - Oct 05 2014]
Harry lives life through a lens – 70 years of M... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Oct 04 2014]
Vigan to host history confab [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 04 2014]
Honduran reporter barred from journalism for 16... [Published Ifex - Oct 02 2014]
President Almazbek Atambayev met with participa... [Published Kabar - Oct 02 2014]
Seeking International Pen Pals [Published Teachers Net - Sep 30 2014]
International Pen Pals Wanted! [Published Teachers Net - Sep 30 2014]
Tajik writers attend the 80th anniversary of PE... [Published Asia Plus - Sep 30 2014]
80th literature PEN congress will be held in Ce... [Published neweurasia.net - Sep 29 2014]
Letter from America: China’s Draconian sentence... [Published Asian Tribune - Sep 28 2014]
PEN to hold ‘Teaching Philippine literature’ wo... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 25 2014]
Touching Tributes to Nadine Gordimer, from Kari... [Published Books Live - Sep 18 2014]
Bahrain - Release Maryam Al-Khawaja and end cla... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Sep 18 2014]
PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
Obituary: Nadine Gordimer [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
PEN to launch ‘Maximum Volume,’ anthology of sp... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
Rashid Rehman: chronicle of a death foretold [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 26 2014]
Simmering tensions: Behind the facade of Amman [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 28 2014]
New England’s Literary Leaders: Spotlight On Ne... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 19 2014]
Ipso or the charter? Press regulation refusenik... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
PEN to launch Mexican Ambassador Calvillo’s bil... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 23 2014]
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80th literature PEN congress will be held in Ce... [Published neweurasia.net - Sep 29 2014]
From September 29 to October 2, the 80th anniversary of PEN International Congress will be held in Central Asia, namely in Bishkek for the first time. This year International PEN Congress, or simply World Congress of Writers will bring together poets ...
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My first introduction to Comrade Nadine was through her writing during my student activist days in the mid-1970s and later when I was serving five years on Robben Island as a political prisoner from 1979 to 1984. Her writing struck me so powerfully as ...
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