ENGLISH



For March we reached out to renown writer, president emeritus of PEN South Africa and a member of the executive board of PEN International, Margie Orford to ask for his reading suggestions to young writers and why she picked them.     1. Chınua Achebe /Thıngs Fall Apart (1958) (a line from a poem by WB Yeats) (Nigerian) …

0 37

As İlkyaz, we work to introduce three young writers every month. We translate these works, which are be made up of a short stories or poems, into English and endeavour to introduce them to readers outside of Turkey. March’s works are now live and can be found below. This, we hope, will create new audiences …

0 21

The young writers project İlkyaz, supported by the global writers network PEN International, is calling for creatives to collaborate! Dear Creaive Friends, This is Ege Dündar, founder and coordinator of the young writers platform based in Turkey, İlkyaz, supported by the leading global NGO for literature and free expression, PEN International. I’m writing on behalf …

0 108

PEN Centres are promotıng the works of İlkyaz wrıters around the world. For the fourth ıssue we are collaboratıng wıth PEN French Centre. In the ‘Writings’ section of our website, we will be introducing three young writers monthly. Aside from English, each month we will partner with one of over a 100 PEN Centre’s located …

0 4

Written by Lamont Carey and performed at HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. About Lamont Carey: A man that survived the gangs, prison and found that the only way to live and succeed is to know and tell the truth about oneself and the streets. He has written five other books, The Hill, The Wall, Dead Before …

0 10

by Maria Popova “To be nobody-but-yourself — ın a world whıch ıs doing ıts best, nıght and day, to make you everybody else — means to fıght the hardest battle whıch any human beıng can fıght.” “No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,” wrote the …

0 8

View poetry in an entirely new and innovative way. Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate and one of America’s best-selling poets, reads his poem “Forgetfulness” with animation by Julian Grey of Headgear. Noted for their intelligent humor, accessibility and observations on daily life, Collins’ popular poems come alive further in a series of animated poems …

0 4