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April 11, 2014

Nearly 200 writers, artists, and activists joined PEN American Center at...

April 7, 2014

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), with PEN American Center (...

April 1, 2014

Acclaimed writers Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer Egan, Chang-Rae Lee, and...

March 31, 2014

PEN American Center announced today that it will confer the 2014 PEN/...

March 20, 2014

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to Receive Inaugural PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale...

March 13, 2014

A new PEN report documents numerous examples of intimidation, judicial...

March 11, 2014

Venezuelan media outlets have been reluctant to cover the protests and...

February 19, 2014

In light of today's denial of a judicial review application for David...

PEN In the Media »

April 16, 2014

Last night, nearly a hundred protesters assembled on the steps of the...

April 16, 2014

More than 200 rallied and protested for literary freedom in China at the...

April 16, 2014

“It’s an honor,” said a husky-voiced brunette with a purple scarf coiled...

April 16, 2014

Village Voice publishes fantastic photos of our Literary Protest outside...

April 16, 2014

Members of the New York chapter of the Overpass Light Brigade, a now-...

April 16, 2014

Writers overwhelmingly use Orwell's novel to describe the surveillance...

April 16, 2014

Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer Egan, Chang-Rae Lee, Victoria Redel, Jacob...

April 16, 2014

The issue of free expression in China is coming to Brooklyn, riding the...

April 4, 2014

The PEN American Center, a literary and human rights organization,...

April 2, 2014

China's foreign ministry expressed anger on Tuesday after a prominent...

March 28, 2014

Costolo will receive the inaugural PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Digital...

March 25, 2014

Global writers’ group PEN International has urged senior government...