SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

John Ralston Saul introduces and chairs the Free the Word! event at the Reykjavik International Literary Festival.

Joint program of the Reykjavik International Literary Festival and PEN International. Authors read in their mother tongue.


• Address: John Ralston Saul President of PEN International
• Icelandic poet Þorsteinn frá Hamri
• Winner of the New Voices Award announced
• English poet James Fenton
• Chilean author Antonio Skármeta: Reflections on the Coup in Chile.
• Icelandic poet Gerður Kristný.

Icelandic musicians Tómas R. Einarsson, Ragnheiður Gröndal og Ómar Guðjónsson will play music to the poetry of Antonio Skármeta.

John Ralston Saul Introduces And Chairs The Free The Word! Event In Reykjavik