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In June, I gave a keynote at 'Writing in the Digital Age' at the Free Word Centre in London. I spoke about how new technologies are not just changing how writers market themselves, sell books or relate to the reader, but the possibilities of fiction itself.
International PEN have sent a formal letter to PM Manmohan Singh, raising their concerns about the government's failure to support Salman Rushdie, Taslima Nasreen and the Jaipur protest writers, and calling on them to reaffirm their commitment to freedom of expression.