May 3: Ninth Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature

Join New York University's Le Maison Francaise as they help host this year's 9th annual PEN World Voices Festival. This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited and there are no reservations. The event is part of the Literary Mews Mini Festival.

Friday, May 3, 12:00pm to 1:00 p.m.
Agata Tuszynska , writer, poet, journalist; author of Lost Landscapes: In Search of Isaac Bashevis Singer and the Jews of Poland; Vera Gran: The Accused in conversation with Jean-Euphele Milce, novelist; author of Alphabet of the Night; co-founder of Lire Haiti magazine

Friday, May 3, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
James Kelman, novelist; author of How Late It Was, How Late; Kieron Smith, boy
in conversation with Emmelie Prophete, novelist, poet, journalist; author of Le Reste du temps; Impasse dignité.

The Ninth Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, New York City, April 29–May 5, 2013. Writers from across the globe convene in New York City to explore bravery in art, politics and personal life. Chaired by Salman Rushdie, this year’s festival examines writers’ impact on political transformations in recent global hot spots—Burma, Palestine, South Africa, Haiti, and Guantanamo Bay—and honors small acts of bravery displayed in daily life. For more information click here.