Category: literary events and reviews

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, US Congress Conducts a Hearing on Eritrea

Tedros Abraham* Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the United States Congress (TLHRC) conducted a public hearing under the title: “Eritrea: Root Causes of the Refugee Crisis” in Washington DC on April 18, 2018. PEN Eritrea’s Executive Director, Abraham T. Zere was one of the four witnesses who testified at the hearing. The event was

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ንኤርትራዊ ስነ-ጽሑፍ ኣብ ስደት ዝምልከት ስይምፖዝዩም ተቓኒዑ

ብኣላይነት ግዱሳት ኤርትራውያን ጸሓፍቲን ተመራመርቲን ከምኡ’ውን ማሕበረኮም ሳንታ-ክላራ፣ ምስ ዩኒቨርስቲ ሳንታ-ክላራ ብምልፋን ንኤርትራዊ ስነ-ጽሑፍ ኣብ ስደት ዝምልከት ናይ ሓደ መዓልቲ ስይምፖዝዩም ተቓኒዑ። “ብድሆታትን ዕድላትን ኤርትራያን ጸሓፍቲ” ኣብ ትሕቲ ዝብል ቴማ᎓ ቀዳም 10 መጋቢት ኣብ ሳንታ-ክላራ–ካሊፎርኒያ–ተጋቢኡ ኣብ ዝወዓለ ናይ ሓደ መዓልቲ ስዩምፖዝዩም ካብ በብይኑ ከባቢታት ዝተኣኻኸቡ ልዕሊ 60 ዝዀኑ ተሳተፍቲ ሓቚፉ ውዒሉ። ኣብ መኽፈቲ እቲ መደብ᎓

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Book Review–Woldeab Woldemariam: A Visionary Eritrean Patriot, a Biography

Mussie Tesfagiogis Gebremeskel Woldeab Woldemariam: A Visionary Eritrean Patriot, a Biography by DAWIT MESFIN (The Red Sea Press, Trenton/New Jersey, 321 pages, ISBN 978-1-5690252-6-0) Dawit Mesfin’s new book on Woldeab Woldemariam’s biography is an excellent contribution to the growing body of scholarly literature on Eritrean historiography. This book deals with the odyssey of an Eritrean

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PEN International Convenes its 83rd Congress

PEN International is convening its 83rd annual congress under the theme “Reclaiming Truth in Times of Propaganda” in Lviv, Ukraine between 18-22nd of September. Over 200 members from more than 100 centers are participating in the congress. In its annual congress, PEN International honors jailed writers with empty chairs as reminder of absence of the

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ገምጋም መጽሓፍ “መገዲ ዓድና” ብግርማይ ነጋሽ

ኣብርሃም ተስፋልኡል* ብዝገፍሕ ኵርናዕ እንክርአ᎓ ኣገዳስነት እዛ መጽሓፍ ኣበርክቶ ግርማይ ነጋሽን ኣብቲ ሰፊሕ ሃገራዊ ምይይጥን ጉዳይን ብናይ ተዓዛብነት ተራ ጥራይ ዘይኰነስ ብንጡፍ ውልቃዊ ተሳታፍነትን ጕንዖ ኣበርክቶን ምዃኑ’ዩ። እዘን ዓንቀጻት ንኤርትራዊ ኣንባቢ ብቐንዱ ኣብ ግምት ኣእትየን ብኤርትራዊ ቋንቋ ምድላወን’ውን ነቲ ቀዲሙ ከካይዶ ዝጸንሐ ናይ ምርማርን ሕትመታት ዘደንፍዖን ካልኦት ኣሰሩ ክስዕቡ ብግብሪ ዘርኢን’ዩ። ብቛንቋኻ ምጽሓፍን ምዝራብን ኣብ

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PEN Eritrea Participates at the Biennial Conference of ICORN and PEN International

Daniel R. Mekonnen* PEN Eritrea in Exile participated in the ICORN Network Meeting & PEN International WiPC Conference that took place in the city of Lillehammer (Norway) from 31 May to 2 June 2017. The event, which was a joint biennial conference, was one of the most important international gatherings of writers and artists from

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