KURDISH PEN 8th Congress in Diyarbakir

To  John Ralston Saul, President of PEN International

The Kurdish PEN Centre is gathering for its Eighth Congress this year between the dates May 17th-20th of 2013 in the city of Amed (Diyarbakir), Turkey with the cooperation and coordination of the Kurdish Writers’ Union and the Municipality of Amed.

The congress will be held under the following slogan: “We call for the implementation of the articles of the Girona Manifesto of the International PEN in our country”

We cordially invite you to participate as well as to deliver a 5-10 minute speech. Upon acceptance, the hosts will provide you withe travel expenses and three nights of lodging accommodations including meals. Wishing you all the best and looking forward to meeting you in Amed (Diyarbekir) this coming May.

The Kurdish PEN Centre, the Kurdish Writers’ Union , The Municipality of Amed