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An International Reading of Solidarity for Pussy Riot

Past Event

Join us for an afternoon of poetry, protest, tea and cake this Wednesday as Free Word and the Free Word free expression Founder Members Article 19, Index on Censorship and English PEN join cultural institutions around the world in a reading of solidarity for Pussy Riot, instigated by the Internationales Literatur Festival of Berlin

We’ll be welcoming poets Amy Key, Christodoulos Makris, Sophie Mayer and Redell Olsen, who will be reading a selection of poems from Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot, a collection of works written in support of the band’s plight collected and published by English PEN. We’ll also be screening a short documentary introducing the Pussy Riot story so far, and hearing the statements made by the accused band members in court.

See a full list of worldwide readings here.

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