A wind blows from Gezi Park

This week PEN Atlas returns to Turkey for an update on Gezi Park. Müge İplikçi reflects on recent events and draws parallels between the stifling of Gezi Park activists and the ongoing stifling of Turkish writers, who work in a system in which profit is the only validation.

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The Art of the Novella

In this week’s second PEN Atlas dispatch, Meike Ziervogel from Peirene Press makes the case for the novella, charting the history of the form, and reflecting on her experience publishing great novellas in translation from around Europe

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