Category: literary events and reviews

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

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 ኤርትራ ከም

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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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Eritrean Filmmaker Tesfit Abraha speaks out about State repression

By Yonatan Tewelde* Eritrean filmmaker Tesfit Abraha has spoken out about the repressive apparatus at the Eritrean Ministry of Information where he has worked as a cameraman for 15 years in an interview he gave to Radio Wegahta. Tesfit  has made a name for himself in the Eritrean art circles as the writer, director and cameraman

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