Imprisoned Writers at Edinburgh International Book Festival - Writers at Risk
- Event type
- Wednesday 15 August 2018
Edinburgh International Book Festival
- 17:30 - 18:15
- 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