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February 23, 15

As part of "Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation," Molly Crabapple reads "I See His Face" from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's memoir. Read More  »

February 23, 15

As part of "Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation", Eileen Myles reads "Great American Sex" from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's memoir. Read More  »

February 23, 15

As part of "Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation," Justin Vivian Bond reads "Enemy to Enemy" from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's memoir. Read More  »

February 23, 15

Ayana Mathis reads "In the Koran" from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's memoir Guantanamo Diary. Read More  »

February 17, 15

Authors, activists, and PEN Members ranging from Lili Taylor to Andrew Solomon to Ayana Mathis and poet Eileen Myles took the stage in front of a packed house for a unique reading to give voice and a feeling of physical presence to Mohamedou Slahi...Read More  »

February 9, 15

Molly Crabapple, Justin Vivian Bond, John Guare, Ayana Mathis, Eileen Myles, Dina Salah Amer, Andrew Solomon, and Lili Taylor took the stage read from Mohamadou Ould Slahi's Guantánamo Diary. Read More  »

November 25, 14

In this excerpt from Breakout: Voices from the Inside—A Celebration of the PEN Prison Writing Program 2014, Justin Torres reads “Letter to My Grandnephew” by Christopher Myers. Read More  »

November 21, 14

In this excerpt from Breakout: Voices from the Inside—A Celebration of the PEN Prison Writing Program 2014, Eric Boyd reads “Of Ash and Bone” by Robert Weaver. Read More  »

November 21, 14

The PEN Prison Writing Committee, in collaboration with Culture Project, hosted an annual reading to celebrate the 2014 Prison Writing Contest winners. Read More  »

November 3, 14

Join PEN Members and special guests for a reading of award-winning prose and poetry from the 2014 PEN Prison Writing Contest.Read More  »

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