PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature

Posted 4.2.10

Type: 
Festival
Location: 
New York, NY
Event Date: 
May 4, 2015

The 11th annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will be held from May 4 to May 10 at various venues in New York City. The festival offers readings, performances, and panel discussions for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. This year’s festival will focus on literature and cultures of the African continent. Participating writers include poets Yahya Hassan, Tracy K. Smith, and Yusef Komunyakaa; fiction writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Edwidge Danticat, Boubacar Boris Diop, Richard Flanagan, Aminatta Forna, Rachel Kushner, Sigrid Nunez, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Colm Tóibín, and Binyavanga Wainaina; and nonfiction writers Mona Eltahawy and Wayne Koestenbaum. The cost of select readings and panels is $15; many events are free. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, PEN American Center, 588 Broadway, Suite 303, New York, NY 10012.