Read an excerpt from The Free World, David Bezmozgis’s debut novel, a heartfelt multigenerational saga of great historical scope set in Rome. In May 2011, Bezmozgis visited City of Asylum Pittsburgh for a PEN World Voices event.
“Morirse Un Poco” es un cuento de Eduardo Halfon. Nacido en Guatemala, Halfon es un reconocido novelista galardonado con el premio Jose Maria de Pereda y nombrado en 2007 como uno de 39 mejores escritores jóvenes de Latinoamerica.
“To Die a Little” is a short story by Eduardo Halfon. Born in Guatemala City, Halfon is an acclaimed author of novels and short stories. He was named one of 39 Best Young Latin American Writers at the 2007 Bogota Hay Festival.
Elnur Majidli a Strasbourg-based blogger and internet activist has been threatened with a 12 year jail sentence for ‘inciting hatred’. The following excerpt is from an interview conducted by Index on Censorship’s Mike Harris.
Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.