PEN World Festival of International Literature

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April 25, 2011 – Mosaic was on hand for opening night of the Seventh Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature. Held at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. Guests included Festival Chair Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell, Wallace Shawn, Deborah Eisenberg, Mircea Cartarescu, Andrea Levy, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Hanif Kureish, and others.

Every year, PEN brings together more than 100 writers from 40 nations to celebrate the power of the writer’s voice as a bold and vital element of public discourse. The week-long program features panel discussions, one-on-one conversations, readings, and performances.

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