It’s been a while since I took part in a collaborative project with 26, the writer’s group I co-founded with seven others ten years ago.
I’ve had a week or so to digest this year’s 26 Speech ‘The Art of Writing with Howard Jacobson’ at the British Library.
My 50-word piece on Shahrnush Parsipur was featured on the 26:50 site today. Here’s the thinking behind it.
26 have had a longstanding relationship with International PEN, an admirable pressure group which supports suppressed writers all over the world.
Yesterday in the Swedenborg Hall, Holborn, a thorny debate raged long into the night.
John Simmons, fellow board director and founder of 26, has a new book out.