We must welcome those who run away from hunger and war. Lampedusa’s people did it and sent a message to Europe. And Europe has to hear this message.
The creative producer for the European Literature Festival shares his highlights of 2016, and considers the importance of European stories in Britain after Brexit.
The Polish–English literary translator reflects on the UK’s EU membership referendum – its tone and its aftermath – and considers the role of literary translators in this brave new world.
On the day of #EURef in the UK, award-winning French-Algerian author Faïza Guène highlights the importance of citizen journalism in imagining and understanding Europe.
As PEN Atlas considers the theme of Europe ahead of the UK’s EU membership referendum on 23 June, novelist and essayist Janne Teller reflects on her multiple identities as a writer.
As the UK considers its place in the European Union ahead of a likely referendum in June, the German author sends a personal message.