Love Isn’t Easy When You’re the National Anthem
BY Aoko Matsuda
Why are the only people I ever fall in love with the ones who won’t sing me?
Hurry Up and Wait
BY Maira Kalman
This whimsical collection features illustrations inspired by some of the world’s most celebrated photographers, along with thought-provoking prose that ponders the merits of action and slowing...
Selfie in a Pixelated Mirror
BY John Beer
Not too many jokes, and even worse, / the ones that do come up won’t be so funny, more like / saltines, welcome when there’s nothing else around. / When it’s over, you won’t be any richer. / The...
The PEN Ten with Ladan Osman
BY PEN America
"So often we are stuck in contracted stories, or keeping others in manageable narratives. We look, but what are we looking for?"
Tearfully, we bid farewell to poetry series guest editors Robert Fernandez, Heather Christle, and Cathy Park Hong, who have worked tirelessly over the past year to feature work from some of the most thrilling poets writing today.
During the inaugural workshop in PEN’s new Workshop Series we were joined by publicists Katie Freeman, Lisa Vanterpool, and Lauren Cerand, who spoke about how to work with an in-house or independent publicist, effectively utilize social media to promote your work, and more.
Not too many jokes, and even worse, / the ones that do come up won’t be so funny, more like / saltines, welcome when there’s nothing else around. / When it’s over, you won’t be any richer. / The English language will endure this poem. / Enough with the disclaimers. Click.