Articles by Seth Satterlee

PEN World Voices Festival Dispatch: South Africa in Two Acts

May 6, 2013

Siphiwo Mahala set the stage for this engaging discussion of South African literature and media at the Cooper Union on Saturday with an opening brief on the political state of the country, focusing on freedom of speech rights.  The looming issue is a bill, already passed by both chambers of Congress,…...read more »

Articles by Seth Satterlee

PEN World Voices Festival Dispatch: Speaking in Tongues

May 4, 2013

At the Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU, Speaking in Tongues: A Poetry Reading opened with an introduction from Creative Writing in Spanish Director Mariela Dreyfus, who spoke about the historic thread connecting the readers: “Poets in Spanish-speaking countries, but none of which write in…...read more »