International PEN

Type: Organization
Name: International PEN
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain - Release Maryam Al-Khawaja and end clampdown on civil society in Bahrain

HM Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Office of His Majesty the KingRifa'a Palace,Al-Manama,BahrainDear King Hamad,We, the undersigned 155 civil society organisations based in over 60 countries write to you united in our condemnation of the politically ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Touching Tributes to Nadine Gordimer, from Karina Szczurek, Margie Orford, Billy Kahora and Imraan Coovadia

by Jennifer on Sep 18th, 2014 TweetNadine Gordimer passed away in her home at the age of 90 this July . The Open Book Festival honoured the Nobel laureate for her dedication to her craft and her contribution to the South African literary and political ... [Published Books Live - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

UMPIL Gawad Balagtas awards outstanding writers 23 minutes ago

Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) recently awarded Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas to  outstanding Filipino writers who have contributed significantly to the development of Philippine literature in any language.The ceremony was  held on ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Umpil literary awardees bared; national confab to open Aug. 28

Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (Umpil), or the Writers’ Union of the Philippines, has named this year’s recipients of its Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas for their significant contributions to the development of Philippine literature in any ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Indian American author wins award in US

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian American writer Nina McConigley is the recipient of the prestigious PEN Open Book Award for her collection of short stories, "Cowboys and East Indians".McConigley, lecturer ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Historian and literary critic Predrag Palavestra dies

BELGRADE - Literary historian and critic and member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Predrag Palavestra died in Belgrade on Tuesday, aged 85.The news of his death was announced by the Crown Council, whose member he was.Palavestra was one of ... [Published Tanjug - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Political Repression in Ukraine: Pre-Trial Detention, Torture and Human Rights Violations of Kharkiv Activists

Some time ago Kharkiv was leading the civil protest against the Kiev junta. Now it appears to fall silent forever. The city is often called the second capital of Ukraine and it may launch a new wave of protests, something the new regime is really afraid ... [Published Global Research - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

PEN holds teaching workshop Monday in Naga

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, today, July 28, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Ateneo de Naga University, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Nadine Gordimer

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 ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Minister Nathi Mthethwa sends message of condolence on passing of Nadine Gordimer

Message of condolence by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, on the passing of Nadine Gordimer14 Jul 2014It was with sadness that we learnt of the passing on of South African literary giant and Nobel Laureate for Literature, Nadine Gordimer. ... [Published South African Government - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

PEN to launch ‘Maximum Volume,’ anthology of speculative fiction

Anvil Publishing, Inc., Et Al Publishing and Philippine Center of International PEN will launch “Maximum Volume: Best New Philippine Fiction 2014” on June 28, 5 p.m., at Solidaridad Bookstore, Ermita, Manila.Edited by award-winning fictionists Dean Francis ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 22 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rashid Rehman: chronicle of a death foretold

Defenders of Pakistan's blasphemy laws say the rule of law prevents rule by mob.  The May 7 murder of human rights lawyer RashidRehman - to prevent him from defending a young professor accused of blasphemy -shows the hypocrisy of such a defence, says ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 26 2014]

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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]
UMPIL Gawad Balagtas awards outstanding writers... [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 06 2014]
Umpil literary awardees bared; national confab ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 24 2014]
Indian American author wins award in US [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 23 2014]
Nina McConigley’s ‘Cowboys and East Indians’ Wi... [Published News India Times - Aug 22 2014]
Historian and literary critic Predrag Palavestr... [Published Tanjug - Aug 20 2014]
Political Repression in Ukraine: Pre-Trial Dete... [Published Global Research - Aug 11 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]
Minister Nathi Mthethwa sends message of condol... [Published South African Government - 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]
World: Many Women for ‘Cultural’ Reasons Sideli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 21 2014]
Professor Falcón’s Lessons [Published New. Clear. Vision. - Mar 14 2014]
Concise Analysis of the International Pen Injec... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Feb 11 2014]
2013 Philippine PEN Congress tackles Mindanao c... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 08 2013]
War and peace–and literature [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 08 2013]
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Obituary: Nadine Gordimer [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 15 2014]
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 ...
World: Many Women for ‘Cultural’ Reasons Sideli... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 21 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social Council, UN Commission on the Status of WomenCountry: World WOM/1986 Commission on the Status of Women Fifty-eighth Session15th Meeting* (AM) Civil Society Representatives Round out Session’s Debate Too many women and ...
Professor Falcón’s Lessons [Published New. Clear. Vision. - Mar 14 2014]
Solidarity and Camaraderie in a Puerto Rican Context by Matt Meyer On Monday, March 10, Puerto Rico’s leading intellectual — sociologist, educator, lawyer, author, organizer, and Independentista — passed away at age 84. A world renowned authority ...
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