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21.02.2019Conditions of Participation in Kharkiv Literary Residency in 2019

On February 22, PEN Ukraine and Kharkiv Regional State Administration announced open call for applications for participation in the Kharkiv Literary Residency–2019.
In 2019, four monthly Kharkiv literary residencies are planned, … read more

18.01.2019Ukraine to participate in the European Union Prize for Literature for the first time

This year is the first time Ukraine is invited to participate in procedure of awarding the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL). In the short run, … read more

17.12.2018Andrii Kurkov – PEN Ukraine’s New President

Such decision has been reached by members of PEN Ukraine during General report and election meeting. According to the Statute of PEN Ukraine, Andrii Kurkov will be the chairman of the organisation for the following 2 years.  … read more

06.12.2018PEN Ukraine announced winners of competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into foreign languages

On the 6th of December the Executive Board of PEN Ukraine selected the third winner of the competition within the mini-grants joint program of PEN Ukraine Translation Fund Grants and the International Renaissance Foundation for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into the German language. … read more

22.11.2018PEN Ukraine announces translators of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into English and Polish

On the 22nd of November the Executive Board of PEN Ukraine named the winners of the competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into foreign languages within the mini-grants joint program of PEN Ukraine Translation Fund Grants and the International Renaissance Foundation. … read more

21.11.2018No platform for a terrorist! Statement of PEN Ukraine on Zakhar Prilepin’s participation in the 34th Slovene Book Fair

The organizers of the 34th Slovene Book Fair have made an ill-considered decision to invite to this reputable cultural forum an extremely odious guest – the Russian writer, … read more

14.11.2018Empty Chairs. Campaign in support of Ukrainian hostages of Kremlin

On the 15th of November at 14:00 in Kyiv, Ukrainian Centre of PEN International and Center for Civil Liberties organizing “Empty Chairs” Campaign in support of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and Crimea, … read more

13.11.2018Chinese professor Guo Quan released

Chinese writer and professor, human rights activist Guo Quan was released yesterday due to expiry of his 10-year imprisonment, his colleague Zhang Yu reports.
Guo Quan, … read more

05.11.2018Statement of the Ukrainian Centre of PEN International on the murder of Kateryna Gandziuk

PEN Ukraine urges Ukrainian law enforcement institutions to take all necessary measures to bring the perpetrators of the murder of Kherson public and political activist Kateryna Gandziuk to justice. … read more

02.11.2018Statement of PEN Ukraine regarding Russian sanctions list

PEN Ukraine is deeply concerned about the inclusion of our colleague, member of PEN Ukraine, a well-known journalist and publicist Vitaly Portnikov in the sanctions lists of the Russian Federation. … read more

31.10.2018Mykola Riabchuk delivered a lecture on freedom of speech in Ukraine

 
On October 30, Mykola Riabchuk, the president of PEN Ukraine and a visiting scholar at the Center of Russain and Eurasian Stidies at Uppsala University delivered a lecture at the IRES on “‘Hybrid Censorship’ During the ‘Hybrid War’: Freedom of Speech and Expression in the Post-Euromaidan Ukraine”. … read more

19.10.2018PEN Ukraine is awarding three grants for translation of the book of stories by Oleg Sentsov into foreign language

PEN Ukraine in cooperation with the International Renaissance Foundation announces a competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into three foreign languages – i.e., … read more