Wales PEN Cymru celebrates its tenth anniversary with a hybrid event showcasing the multilingual nature of modern Wales.

We will hear about the campaign work Wales PEN Cymru has undertaken to support writers around the world, and enjoy readings from some of the country’s leading writers – both live in London and via video-link from around Wales.

Come over to the Poetry Cafe at 2.00 pm on February 29th – order tickets here, or join us over Zoom:

Meeting ID: 899 3554 9662. Passcode: 956957

Wales PEN Cymru is one of the 145 PEN centres in more than 100 countries across the world, and it is affiliated to PEN International, which is the leading voice of literature worldwide.

PEN promotes literature and defends freedom of expression. It campaigns on behalf of writers around the world who are persecuted, imprisoned, harassed and attacked for what they have written.

It has committees representing writers in prison, translation and linguistic rights, women writers and a peace committee.