Philip Roth: 2013 Literary Service Award Remarks
Some of whom I met and spoke with were selling cigarettes at a streetcorner kiosk, others were welding a wrench at the public water works, others spent their days on bicycles delivering buns to...
The PEN Report: Creativity and Constraint in Today's China
Five years of research and targeted advocacy on behalf of writers and journalists who have been censored or persecuted for their work in the People’s Republic of China.
Censorship and Power in Iran
Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, and Joel Simon explore the political, social, and personal implications of criminalizing the press, the impact of press freedom violations on upcoming elections, and...
Sonia Sotomayor: The Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture
Justice Sotomayor delivers PEN's annual Freedom to Write Lecture from the same Great Hall where Lincoln gave his historic anti-slavery speech.
Top PEN Prize to Honor Jailed Turkish Translator Ayşe Berktay
PEN American Center named Ayşe Berktay, a translator, writer, and activist in Turkey, as the recipient of its 2013 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award.
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