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Roberto Saviano : PEN-Pinter award for Courage 2011

The PEN/Pinter Prize was established in 2009 in memory of the Nobel-winning playwright Harold Pinter. The Prize is awarded annually to a British writer or a writer resident in Britain of outstanding literary merit. The prize is shared with an imprisoned writer of courage selected by English PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee in association with ..

News Today: October 11, 2011

PEN-Pinter award for Courage: A Writer in hiding wins Britain’s 2011 PEN-Pinter International Writer of Courage Award won by Roberto Saviano. Roberto Saviano is an Italian writer living in hiding under round-the-clock police protection for exposing the Mafia. Roberto Saviano’s 2006 best-selling novel “Gomorrah” is a depiction of the Naples Mafia. British playwright David Hare ..