23. January 2014 Sigtunas ICORN guest writer, journalist and publisher, Ragip Zarakolu, participated in a hangout about Turkey at 8.30pm (CET) onThursday 23 January (2.30pm/ US time). Sampsonia Way.org, the online literary journal published by City of Asylum, is hosting the online video chat featuring writers-in-exile.
Exile Hangouts features a panel of distinguished writers and moderators in conversation about literature and the current situation in their home countries. Visitors will be able to post comments and questions for the panel.
To visit the Exile Hangout and see the live chats, go to
Exile Hangout events have previously focused on writers from Venezuela (January 14) and Iran (January 21), and are available on the site.
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Time: 2:30pm EST / 7.30pm GMT and 8.30 pm (Oslo/CET)
Participants (Subject to change): Tarik Günersel (Moderator), Necati Abay, Cüneyt Ayral, Ragip Zarakolu