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PEN Centres are promotıng the works of İlkyaz wrıters around the world. For the thırd ıssue we are collaboratıng wıth PEN Belgium/Flanders. 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 in …

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John Perry Barlow, one of the founders of Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and frontline theorists of the internet society, authored “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” available below, addressed to world leaders in 1996. Already it was getting clear that the internet would be battle ground. “Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants …

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2 Temmuz 1993 yılında Sivas Madımak olaylarında kaybettiğimiz halk ozanı Hasret Gültekin’in 1989 yılında, henüz 18 yaşındayken Hollanda’da verdiği Ulusal Kanal’da yayınlanan konser görüntüleri… Hasret Gültekin Kimdir ? Sivas İmranlı’nın Han köyünde dünyaya geldi. Süleyman ve Hacıhanım Gültekin’in üçüncü çocuğudur. Gültekin 6 yaşında iken bağlama çalmaya başladı. Girdiği Kadıköy Maarif Koleji ve Anadolu Lisesini yarıda …

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For February we reached out to renown writer from Turkey and PEN International board member Burhan Sönmez to ask for his reading suggestions to young writers and why he picked them.   1. Elıas Canettı / Crowds and Power Original Title: Masse und Macht “A pıece of work almost lıke an encyclopedıa of lıfe. A rare book, …

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How to Do Nothıng with Nobody All Alone by Yourself: An Excerpt ROBERT PAUL SMITH       If things were as they should be, another kid would be telling you how to do these things, or you’d be telling another kid. But since I’m the only kid left around who knows how to do …

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By Irina Dumitrescu MARCH 18, 2018 “LITERATURE,” WRITES AZAREEN Van der Vliet Oloomi, “is a nation without boundaries. It is infinite. There are no stations, no castes, no checkpoints.” This is the promise at the heart of her new novel Call Me Zebra, that the exile who lives through books can acquire a more liberated identity than …

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