Photographer: Andy Prisbylla

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Exhibit Title: Writer-in-Exile

Location: United States

Caption: On Sampsonia Way in the North Side section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a literary sanctuary. A place where creative freedoms for the oppressed and the ability to express oneself without interference are upheld. City of Asylum Pittsburgh is a non-profit organization that provides safe harbor to exiled literary authors who have experienced oppression and persecution in their own country due to their writing. The program entails a two-year residency for writers-in-exile who are provided housing, a living wage, medical coverage and help in transitioning to a permanent residency.

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