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PEN Lecture: Writing from Prison in Myanmar

Home 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh

Sean Turnell and Ma Thida both survived incarceration in Myanmar's notorious Insein prison. What hope do these important players in Myanmar’s government and politics hold for the return of democracy three years after the military seized power in a coup? In conversation with Catherine Renshaw.

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Home 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh

When Behrouz Boochani became the Voice of Manus he revealed the chaos and cruelty of a secret regime and made a nation take notice. But five years on from finding freedom in New Zealand who is Behrouz Boochani now?

Words In A War – Writers on the Russia Ukraine War

Alexandria Town Hall 73 Garden St, Alexandria

Where is freedom of speech in the Russian Ukraine war? Has truth been a victim of the conflict? How are Russian and Ukrainian writers, journalists and poets responding to the war?

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