Thursday, 17 October 2013

English PEN bulletin with book launch 22 October 2013

Just received this English PEN bulletin about an upcoming event:

English PEN Bulletin
English PEN and Granta Magazine invite you to attend a launch event for Granta 125: After the War on Tuesday 22nd October.

How long is the shadow of a battle, an explosion, a revolution? What stories arise in the wake of devastation?

Join us to celebrate the launch of Granta 125 with a glass of wine, and listen to author and comedian A.L. Kennedy , photojournalist Justin Jin and editor and translator Geoffrey Mulligan discuss with Kamila Shamsie the myths and stories that follow in the wake of conflict,
and their contributions to Granta 125: After the War.

Tuesday 22nd October
Free Word Centre,
60 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3GA
Tickets £5 (Book here)

Granta 125: After the War

Explores the aftermath and legacy of conflict with contributions from fifteen writers including: Paul Auster, Hari Kunzru, Patrick French, Lindsey Hilsum, Herta Müller, and Aminatta Forna. Available from 17th October.

From our friends...

Frontline Club: Remembering Alexander Cockburn
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 7:00 PM
A reflection on Alexander Cockburn’s extraordinary career, exploring his view of America and his style of radical journalism. With readings from his final work, A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, and American Culture, finished shortly before his death in July 2012. More information.

Geoffrey Mulligan

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