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Dispatches from the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature

By Bruna Dantas Lobato


Photo: Bruna Dantas Lobato

The PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature returned for its twelfth year. This year's focus was Mexican literature. Below are dispatches by Bruna Dantas Lobato, who covered the festival for WWB, and you can find WWB's itinerary and reading list here.


APRIL 27, 2016

PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Expats
With WWB contributor Valeria Luiselli, as well as Kwame Anthony Appiah, Marlon James, Jamaica Kincaid, and Colum McCann. 
 

APRIL 28, 2016

PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition
With WWB contributors  Álvaro EnrigueYuri HerreraAbdellah TaïaJuan VilloroJorge Volpi, and Burhan Sönmez, as well asDalia Betolin-Sherman, Lorea Canales, Saleem Haddad, Andreï Makine, Karim Miské, Mark Nowak, Alexandre Vidal Porto, Susanna Reich, Fatima Shaik, and Klaus Wivel.
 

APRIL 29, 2016

PEN World Voices Festival As It Happened: Translation Slam
With WWB contributors Margaret CarsonChris ClarkeLuis Felipe FabreEzra FitzMichael F. MooreEmma Ramadan, and Abdellah Taïa.


Published May 2, 2016   Copyright 2016 Bruna Dantas Lobato

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