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Calendar of Events

May 05
6:30 pm
The PEN Gala is a unique social event where distinguished American and international writers host more than 500 guests who support PEN’s work securing the liberty of imprisoned writers of conscience worldwide, defending freedom of expression wherever it is threatened, and promoting literature and international cultural exchange.
Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning are making headlines today, but in 1971, similar revelations of illegal domestic spying were brought to light when a group of radicals broke into a FBI office in Media, PA. Post-screening discussion with filmmaker Johanna Hamilton, author Betty Medsger (The Burglary), and several of those involved in the incident.
April 12
12:00 am-7:00 pm
Register for the 2014 IPI World Congress in Cape Town, April 12-15
April 10
7:00 pm
Join PEN American Center with acclaimed writers Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer
April 06
2:00 pm
We hope you can join keynoter Geraldine Brooks and special
March 30
7:00 pm
Join PEN American Center staff and members for drinks, readings, and convers