As previously mentioned: debut author Uwem Akpan will read and speak with Anderson Tepper at Housing Works tonight at 7.
An expat zine in Moscow may be shut down by the Russian government. (See also.)
China is still detaining writers.
If you want even more Walser, the tribute from World Voices is now online. Other events continue to go up as the audio becomes available.
Lastly, a feature on the PEN Awards is up at PEN.org, and includes selections from such winners as Cynthia Ozick (a great piece from her latest book, Dictation) and Sarah Ruhl (part of her Pulitzer finalist, The Clean House)-- plus a bit from Richard Nelson's Conversations in Tusculum, which has come up on this blog before. You can also listen to awards ceremony and see Beowulf Sheehan's photos from the event.