PEN World Voices Tour

Sofi Oksanen will be touring the U.S. with other authors as part of the PEN World Voices Festival, including an appearance in Seattle at Elliot Bay Book Company on April 23rd, in its brand new Capitol Hill location. Oksanen is the author of Purge, which will be released in English in April (translated by yours truly).

Here is a tentative schedule of events:

Wednesday, April 21 –PEN WORLD VOICES event with Berkeley Arts & Lectures co-sponsored by The Believer.   Former San Francisco Book Editor and Publisher of McSweeney Oscar Villalon will moderate.  Authors participating: Sofi Oksanen (PURGE), Tommy Wieringa (JOE SPEEDBOAT), and Christos Tsiolkas (SLAP)

Friday, April 23—PEN WORLD VOICES event in Seattle hosted by Elliot Bay Book Company and the Seattle Public Library. Sherman Alexie to moderate the event. Authors participating: Sofi Oksanen (PURGE), Tommy Wieringa (JOE SPEEDBOAT), and Christos Tsiolkas (SLAP)

Sunday, April 25–PEN WORLD VOICES event in Buffalo hosted by Talking Leaves Bookstore and the University of Buffalo.  Authors Sofi Oksanen, Tommy Wieringa and possibly Martin Solares

Tuesday, April 27– PEN WORLD VOICES event in Pittsburgh with Sofi Oksanen and Christos Tsiolkas

April 29-May 3, PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL, New York.

More information about the book in previous posts here and here.

Photo by Toni Härkönen.

~ by lolarusa on March 2, 2010.

2 Responses to “PEN World Voices Tour”

  1. Can I find a copy of this at my local bookstore? I am ordering at least 10 for Christmas gifts.

  2. There are copies at our local Barnes & Noble, and it looks like Auntie’s has copies.

    Thanks very much for your multiple purchases. At the rate it’s going, there will be hundreds of copies sold just to my friends and family.

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