In Memory of Lyra McKee: Lost, Found, Remembered
Film premiere: 28 April at 7 p.m on Faber’s Youtube Channel – register below for event reminder
To mark the anniversary of the death of Lyra McKee and the paperback publication of her thought-provoking collection Lost, Found, Remembered, we will release a specially recorded film of readings from the book and tributes delivered by those who knew, worked with and loved Lyra. This is a partnered event between Faber Members, English PEN and Irish PEN. Faber Members will be sent the film directly via the Members’ newsletter. The film will be premiered at 7 p.m. on Faber’s YouTube channel
Faber Members is Faber’s online community for readers. Members get access to author events, literary articles and exclusive editions. You can become a Faber Member for free at faber.co.uk/members.
PEN International is a worldwide writers’ association with 145 centres in more than 100 countries. With the support of our members – a community of readers, writers and activists – we protect freedom of expression whenever it is under attack, support writers facing persecution around the world. Two PEN centres are supporting this event.
English PEN sits at the intersection of literature and advocacy, championing the freedom to write and the freedom to read. Originally established in 1921, this year marks English PEN’s centenary and the launch of Common Currency, a year-long programme of timely debates on freedom of expression, creative campaigning and a celebration of diverse voices.”
Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann is an all-Ireland organisation. It has been in existence since 1928. One of our principal aims is to defend, worldwide, the right of writers to responsible freedom of expression as defined in the PEN Charter. Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann is an entirely voluntary organisation of writer activists.