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PEN World Voices Festival

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Washington Square Park Greenwich Village
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Time Out says

This massive festival May 11-14 has more than 30 events throughout Greenwich Village and brings together an all-star lineup of writers representing numerous countries to contemplate change, international politics and the value of free speech. Highlights this year include Ukrainian writer and PEN Ukraine President Andrey Kurkov, who will deliver the keynote Arthur Miller Lecture; an opening night event featuring 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah; pairings of acclaimed authors such as Sheila Heti & Jenny Egan, and David Grossman & Dara Horn in conversation; an evening of forbidden books, and discussions of, and debates about, climate changeindigenous reckoning and reconciliationmigration, and feminism/women's rightsFor a list of events, visit


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