Voices from the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
Edward Snowden, Aminatta Forna, Mona Eltahawy, and Tom Stoppard
Next week kicks off the start of 12th annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. One of the world’s largest literary festivals with more than 150 writers from 30 countries in attendance, the Festival catalyzes conversations among writers, artists, thought-leaders, and the broader public on a variety of timely cultural and social topics. The following pieces appear in PEN America: A Journal from Writers and Readers, which will be available at the festival. For a chance to win tickets to the festival, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edward Snowden on why we must protect our privacy.
The modern and the medieval collide: Aminatta Forna on Ebola.
Mona Eltahawy on how to fight the patriarchy.
The raft of the Medusa: a cautionary tale from Tom Stoppard.