|SA PEN het spesiaal die lede van PEN Afrikaans uitgenooi na die onderstaande geleentheid ter ondersteuning van skrywers in tronke. Dit vind plaas in Kalkbaai op Donderdag 15 November.|
PEN South Africa
invites you to join in a free event at Kalk Bay Books to mark the
International Day of the Imprisoned Writer
will introduce six local writers who will stand in for their imprisoned peers around the world:
Tal al-Mallouhi (Syria), Ericson Acosta (Philippines), Muharrem Erbey (Turkey), Dolwa Kyab (Tibet), Eskinder Nega (Ethiopia), Liu Xiaobo (China) and Mamadali Makhmudov (Uzbekistan).
Participating writers include
Beatrice Willoughby, Tom Eaton, Henrietta Rose-Innes,
Lauren Beukes, Tim Butcher, Michael Morris and Gus Ferguson.
Each writer will read something from the works of their imprisoned counterpart
as well as a piece of their own writing.
Jacques Coetzee and Johann Kotze
will perform their beautiful rendition of
Leonard Cohen’s Bird on a Wire
and the evening will end with
singing Bob Dylan’s Chimes of Freedom.
Support freedom of expression.
When: Thursday 15 November 2012
Where: Kalk Bay Books, 124 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Time: 6.30 for 7pm
Please note: this is a free event but RSVPs are required.
A cash wine and juice bar will be available.