Lucy Popescu is a writer, editor and arts critic with a background in literature, theatre and human rights. She worked with English PEN – the international association of writers – for over 20 years and was the director of its Writers in Prison Committee from 1991 to 2006.
In 2007, she co-edited the PEN anthology Another Sky (Profile Books), featuring the work of writers that PEN has helped over the last 40 years. And, her most recent anthology is A Country of Refuge (2016): an anthology of writing on asylum seekers, which includes brand new fiction, memoirs, poetry and essays exploring what it really means to be a refugee.
Information valid as of summer 2016.