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Winter 1998


PEN Goes Green and Looks South

Homero Aridjis, the Mexican port and environmental activist, is the new president of PEN, the international writers group. He was interviewed for NPQ by Sergio Munoz in Mexico City in December.

Mexico City - When Homero Aridjis, renowned Mexican poet and novelist, was elected president of PEN International last August, the question for remained: Why is Aridjis only the second Latin American writer to head the organization in its 76-year history?

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