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(Note: This article is translated into Polish here.) Recently, I was talking with a teacher and friend about self realization. He made a simple comment that the soul is the sum total of all of our experiences. It struck me how this meant that every experience adds to our soul, and there is no experience that can detract …

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A book documents how typewriters have been used to create astonishing works of graphic art for more than a century. One quality that seems to define humanity isn’t just its compulsion to create art, but to create art in the most impractical ways. For proof, look no further than Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology, by …

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Eric Griffiths cared too much about his students’ potential to let them wallow in sloppy thoughts Jun 28th 2018| CAMBRIDGE If Not Critical. By Eric Griffiths. Edited by Freya Johnston. Oxford University Press; 272 pages; $35 and £25. DRESSED in a leather jacket and a shoelace-thin tie, or with Armani trousers flapping around his trainers, Eric Griffiths …

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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) …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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