Ahmet Altan was imprisoned in Turkey with his brother Mehmet in September 2016. Despite being denied access to receiving and sending written communications, he wrote The Writer’s… Read more “Yazarın paradoksu”
Inua Ellams discusses how his heritage and his multi-placed identity laid the foundations for his new collection #Afterhours.
Elliot Ackerman reflects on the role of fiction in times of conflict. His new novel Dark at the Crossing is published by Daunt Books in April 2017.
This event was one of Svetlana Alexievich’s few UK public appearances in 2016. She discussed her new book Second-hand Time, translated by Bela Shayevich (Fitzcarraldo Editions, May… Read more “PEN Atlas presents: Svetlana Alexievich in conversation with James Meek”
The author and translator of A Flight Over the Black Sea (Waterloo Press) talk to PEN Atlas about working together, their inspirations and the power of poetry in times of war.
The author of PEN-supported novel Morning Sea discusses links between writing, revolution and dreaming, and Italy’s complex relationship with emigration