Calendar of Events
PEN Receives Letter from Members About Charlie Hebdo Award
On May 5, PEN received a letter from some of its Members regarding the Courage Award given to Charlie Hebdo.
2015 PEN Literary Gala Livestream
Starting 7:00pm, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Live From the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
2015 PEN World Voices Festival, May 4-10
The 11th annual Festival introduces a new curatorial approach—focusing on the contemporary literary culture of the African continent & its diaspora. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie co-curates.
Onslaught on Free Expression Intensifies in Turkey
In the latest onslaught on free expression, the government of Turkey made international headlines this month when it again went head-to-head with internet sites Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and...
Burton Watson Named Winner of 2015 PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation
“Burton Watson is the inventor of classical East Asian poetry for our time,” the PEN American Translation Committee stated.