13th Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
1 May, 2017 TBA
With more than 150 writers and artists, including:
JENNIFER EGAN // CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE // VALERIA LUISELLI // TREVOR NOAH // CHINELO OKPARANTA // VIVIAN GORNICK // VIET THANH NGUYEN // BINYAVANGA WAINAINA // JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN // EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL // LAURIE ANDERSON // MONA ELTAHAWY // MARLON JAMES // EILEEN MYLES // TEJU COLE // MIN JIN LEE
New York City, May 1 - 7, 2017
Founded in the aftermath of 9/11 by Salman Rushdie, Esther Allen, and Michael Roberts, the United States' only international literature festival aims to broaden international dialogue and combat isolationism. Under the theme of Gender & Power, the 2017 Festival will bring more than 150 authors and artists from all over the world to New York City at this moment of unprecedented threats to freedom and truth—and of emboldened mobilization and resistance—to examine bigotry, misogyny, and xenophobia and to bolster the movement to counter them.
Tickets are available now, with a full schedule coming soon. Space is limited—buy now!
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