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Friday, April 11, 2008

Sunday 13.04.08: International Futures

Niki AguirreNii Ayikwei Parkes 13 April at 6.00pm

presented by Nii Ayikwei Parkes
International Futures gets right to the heart of International PEN's work, celebrating the great writers you know and the great writers you don't. Compere Nii Parkes is a Ghanaian novelist and performance poet who has previously been a BBC Radio 3 Associate Writer-in-Residence. Mohamed Magani, an Algerian novelist and short story writer, was recently touted by Vanity Fair as one of Maghrebian literature's most prominent voices, Niki Aguirre is a short story writer hailed as having a devastatingly sharp eye, with hints of Borges' craft and Palestinian Selma Dabbagh's work has been shortlisted for the Fish International Short Story and David Wong Short Story Prizes. In association with PEN International Magazine.

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