2019 PEN International Writer of Courage


English PEN in London has named Ethiopian writer, blogger, and democracy activist Befeqadu Hailu, the 2019 PEN International Writer of Courage.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/lemn-sissay-designates-befeqadu-hailu-as-pen-writer-of-courage-2019/

2019 PEN Pinter Prize Winner


The links below are to articles reporting on the winner of the 2019 PEN Pinter Prize, Lemn Sissay.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/03/pen-pinter-prize-2019-poet-lemn-sissay-wins
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/06/pen-america-slams-donald-trump-english-pen-names-sissay-to-2019-pinter-prize/