Khmer Voices Rising: An International Freedom-to-Write Literary Festival

Novelist Alan Lightman, playwright David Rabe and Cambodian-American hip-hop musician praCh Ly will headline an upcoming multi-day festival celebrating the literature and culture of Cambodia at Brown University, March 14 – 17, 2011.

“Khmer Voices Rising:  An International Freedom-to-Write Literary Festival,” presented by Brown’s International Writers Project and Literary Arts Program, will include readings by Cambodian, Vietnamese and American writers; panels on freedom of expression featuring writers, scholars, and free expression advocates from around the world (including representatives of International PEN and PEN America); and film showings, music, and plays.   

Participating Authors

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Geoff Ryman
Lê Thị Diễm Thúy