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November 21, 2014

International Community of Writers Stands...

November 10, 2014

Sixty-one of America’s greatest writers and fourteen world-renowned artists...

October 27, 2014

New report suggests press freedom violations...

October 6, 2014

The absence of any grounds for his exclusion raises the troubling...

October 3, 2014

ISTANBUL—The decision of an Istanbul court to proceed with the trial of...

September 29, 2014

PEN American Center conferred the 2014 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for...

September 29, 2014

"Tohti is exactly the kind of influential moderate the Chinese government...

September 26, 2014

On Monday night, PEN American Center will host a public candlelight vigil...

September 16, 2014

Beijing Making an Example of Uyghur Scholar...

PEN In the Media »

September 23, 2014

“It’s not just! It’s not just!” he yelled as police officers dragged him...

August 7, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar—With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to visit...

August 1, 2014

With yet another attempt to reform the National Security Agency up for...

July 31, 2014

The Beijing-based professor of economics is a moderate but determined...

July 31, 2014

China has indicted the outspoken Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti on charges of...

July 30, 2014

The poet Frank Bidart, the critic James Wolcott and the playwright David...

July 30, 2014

Poet Frank Bidart, cultural critic James Wolcott and playwright David Rabe...

July 30, 2014

James Wolcott, one of Vanity Fair’s most esteemed contributing editors, was...

July 30, 2014

The 2014 PEN Literary Awards were announced Wednesday, with playwright...

July 24, 2014

Dear Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.); Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (...

July 7, 2014

BEIJING — When Elliot Sperling, an American professor, landed here in...

June 25, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing on Wednesday blasted as farcical a U.S....