To Honor Poetry on World Poetry Day, Help Imprisoned Poets Across the Globe

By John Frederick Kaufman

PEN International is profiling four poets on World Poetry Day now being held either in prisons or under house arrest for dissenting against injustice through art and/or journalism:

Aron Atabek of Kzakhstan,

Liu Xia of China,

Amanuel Asrat of Eitrea,

Dareen Tatour detained by Israel.

To see what you can do to help, click on this link to learn more about each poet and his/her work and where to write in their support.

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