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  • Myanmar: Crackdown on media continues

    A Yangon court has sentenced three journalists, an editor, and a publisher to two years in prison term under a law preventing “publishing statements that could cause public alarm.”

  • Went the Day Well?

    BY Aaron Kunin
    He "died" "in the" battle, then fear / "And" sadness infected my milk / "My" baby "died," "on" "the" boardwalk / I "died" when "you" / Turned "your" car into "the" crowd, "I / Died" "in" a cage...

  • PEN Honduras appeals to Supreme Court to fight ban on practicing journalism

    Fighting the crackdown on journalists in the country, Julio Ernesto Alvarado and PEN Honduras members appealed to the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court.

  • Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Silenced, Barred from Law

    Iranian journalist and human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been barred from practicing law for three years, she told reporters in Tehran Sunday. This is the second time the rights activist...

  • The PEN Ten with Forrest Gander

    BY PEN America
    Is the conscience the soul’s surveillance of the self? When are observations neutral? Does a writer, even without knowing, intend to “use” observations for the benefit of the writing in a way...

Monday
December 01
5:30 pm

participants

Building on oral traditions, proverbs, and parables, our new series returns storytelling to its roots. Imagine Herman Melville leading an event on “How to Get Your Man,” Mary Shelly leading a session on “How to Rob A Grave,” or Charles Bukowski on “How to Write a Sex Scene…for Her”? It will be a “Do It Yourself” life lesson without an Allen wrench.
Monday
November 03
8:00 pm

participants

Building on oral traditions, proverbs, and parables, this new series returns storytelling to its roots. Imagine Herman Melville leading an event on “How to Get Your Man,” Mary Shelly leading a session on “How to Rob A Grave,” or Charles Bukowski on “How to Write a Sex Scene…for Her”? It will be a “Do It Yourself” life lesson without an Allen wrench.
Wednesday
October 29
8:00 pm
The PEN Translation Committee and the Bridge celebrate translations and Latin American literature with Samantha Schnee and Carmen Boullosa.
Thursday
October 16
6:30 pm
Join PEN American Center and Akashic Books at Le Poisson Rouge for a literary reading from the PEN Prison Writing Program and Prison Noir .
Tuesday
October 14
4:30 pm-6:00 pm
How will the coming debate over net neutrality shape the future of democrati
Wednesday
October 08
6:30 pm
PEN Members are invited to attend the inaugural edition of our PEN Mingles, social gatherings just for members.

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