PEN and the International Houses of the Washington Mews reimagine this New York City street festival as an open air indie book fair with special literary and musical guests. Nestled among the cobblestone street of NYU’s storied Washington Mews, the Literary Mews Festival will feature writers’ workshops in the morning and readings in the afternoon. Browse the tables where literary magazines and independent presses proffer the work of up-and-coming writers, wander the streets and explore NYU’s International Houses, or stop to take in busking musicians or a puppet show.
As part of the PEN World Voices Festival, Dan Neely and Company will perform traditional Irish tunes outdoors on Washington Mews, Friday, May 8th 4:00-5:00PM. More information here.
As part of the PEN World Voices Festival, Irish novelist Cormac James launches The Surfacing at Glucksman Ireland House NYU on Friday, May 8th at 5:30. RSVP required. Find out more here.
The Eleventh Annual PEN World Voices of International Literature: 2015
100 writers from 25 nations convene to New York to celebrate the power of the written word in action. The program features performances, discussions, one-on-one conversations, and readings at venues crisscrossing the city, from Harlem to Wall Street. See www.worldvoices.pen.org.
We are a group of writers who love Irish and Celtic arts. Some of us are performers; musicians; actors; some of us are authors; some of us journalists. Check this out for a list of our writers!
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