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PEN World Voices Festival Dispatch: \“Speaking in Languages on the Edge\”

The Speaking in Languages on the Edge event, held on May 1, featured Gillian Clarke, Joy Harjo, Natalio Hernandez, and Bob Holman. There are approximately 6,000 languages in the world, and more than half of them are endangered. This was one of the facts that introduced the PEN World Voices event Speaking in Languages on the Edge on Wednesday at Joe’s Pub. The event began with a clip from host Bob Holman’s forthcoming PBS series, Language Matters, which focuses on one of...

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