PEN America Enlists Writers to Urge Egypt’s Leader to Free Author


The situation of the Egyptian writer Ahmed Naji has drawn the attention of the outside world. The PEN USA organization has taken action by supporting the jailed writer by writing an Open Letter underwritten by many famous writers, not just from the United States, but from many other countries as well. Read more about the … Continue reading PEN America Enlists Writers to Urge Egypt’s Leader to Free Author

Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds


What to do, in a gracious way, with a literary prize when you have doubts about the prizegiver. This happeend to the South African (but now living in Canada) writer Kagiso Lesogo Molope. She had written a young adult book titled ‘This book betrays my brother’. What did she do with the prize? Read about … Continue reading Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds