PEN America Blog
The Writers in the Schools program has a lot to celebrate. Highlights from the past month include a vibrant field trip to the PEN World Voices Festival this spring, a student literary publication in its second successful year, and students discussing advocacy and social justice on the weekends.
Jonathan Safran Foer reads quotes from President George W. Bush from the 2004 PEN event State of Emergency: Unconventional Readings.
This is a fascinating time for literary translators into English, and a critical one. Where does the work of the PEN America Translation Committee fit into this changing landscape?