Calendar of Events
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.
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.
The Invisible Symposium
BY PEN America
It is useful to remember that when you ride the subway, turn on the lights, brush your teeth, switch on your computer, dispose of your selected garbage, watch the news, discuss the future of...
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.
Jamaica Kincaid Reads from Paradise Lost
Jamaica Kincaid reads an excerpt from John Milton's Paradise Lost at the 2013 PEN World Voices Opening Night Reading at Cooper Union.