Imprisoned Writers at Edinburgh International Book Festival - Writers at Risk

Event type
Reading
Date
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Location

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Charlotte Square

Edinburgh

EH2 4HQ

Time
17:30 - 18:15
Price
Free
Contact
Edinburgh International Book Festival

Scottish PEN is the Scottish branch of PEN International who campaign for freedom of expression. The Writers at Risk Committee is PEN’s watchdog. They campaign for imprisoned and persecuted writers all over the world; people who are imprisoned for saying what they think. In this session authors will read from the works of some of those imprisoned writers. Chaired by Scottish PEN writer, Jenni Fagan.

Authors Reading: Maimouna Jallow, L J MacWhirter, Chitra Nagarajan and Suria Tei