PEN World Voices 2009

PEN has announced its program for the World Voices Festival, which will be held in New York from April 27 to May 3. I will be doing four (!) events. Here are the details:

Personal Evolution, Social Revolution
Edwidge Danticat, Dany Laferrière, Laila Lalami, and Colum McCann; moderated by Benjamin Anastas
Thursday April 30, 2009
4:30 p.m.
Instituto Cervantes New York
211–215 East 49th Street

Garden Readings
With Laila Lalami, Morten Ramsland, and Peter Weber
Thursday, April 30, 2009
12:30–2 p.m.
Deutsches Haus, at NYU
42 Washington Mews

This Critical Moment!
With Eric Banks, Rigoberto González, Laila Lalami, and Kevin Prufer; moderated by Jane Ciabattari
Friday, May 1, 2009
3–4:30 p.m.
Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue

Season of Migration to the North: The Work of Tayeb Salih
With Elias Khoury, Laila Lalami, Bruce Robbins, and Raja Shehadeh
Friday, May 1, 2009
6–7 p.m.
Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue

The theme for this year’s festival is: Evolution/Revolution. The Arthur Miller lecture will be given by the Egyptian writer Nawal al-Saadawi. You can view the entire program and list of participants at the PEN website.