Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series: Freedom From Torture 2
This listing is from a previous year. Search for current listings.
All over the world people are imprisoned for writing critically about their government or country. Each day we pay tribute to writers who have been persecuted for their words, thoughts and opinions. Today we hear the work of the writers group from Freedom from Torture. Reading today: Toni Davidson, Sally Gardner, Sarah Hall and Maajid Nawaz. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
Text supplied by third party.
We have no details of upcoming performances.
Reviews & features
Scotland's Toni Davidson speaks at the Edinburgh Book Festival 20122 Aug 2012
‘I wrote in huts, by the beach, in hotel lobbies, in train stations’
Scotland’s Toni Davidson is a self-confessed ‘slow writer’. In 1999, his debut Scar Culture was acclaimed for its innovative and unflinching portrayal of child abuse. And though there was the short story collection The Gradual Gathering of Lust in 2007...
Tell us more about this listing.