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May 1, 2015

Acclaimed French-Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou will present the PEN/Toni...

April 24, 2015

The murder of Sabeen Mahmud, director of bookstore and community space The...

April 23, 2015

PEN calls on Angolan authorities to drop criminal defamation charges...

April 21, 2015

Treasury Department Heeds Call by Publishers and Authors to Amend...

April 22, 2015

PEN American Center welcomes today’s announcement by Twitter that it is...

April 22, 2015

PEN strenuously denounced the fraudulent charges lodged against Washington...

April 22, 2015

PEN strongly opposes Senator Mitch McConnell's effort to summarily...

April 17, 2015

Prominent journalist and activist Gao Yu's conviction today delivers...

April 16, 2015

PEN American Center today announced the shortlists for the 2015 PEN...

PEN In the Media »

April 27, 2015

The decision by PEN American Center to give its Freedom of Expression...

April 22, 2015

A coalition of major publisher and author associations this week commended...

April 20, 2015

The PEN American Center on Thursday announced the shortlists and judges for...

April 20, 2015

The PEN American Center confers annual prizes in a number of categories,...

April 20, 2015

A jailed Azerbaijani journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, will receive a...

April 16, 2015

Jailed Azerbaijani investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija...

March 26, 2015

The 2015 PEN American Center Literary Gala, celebrating freedom of...

March 26, 2015

The PEN American Center will honor Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical...

March 25, 2015

A prominent US literary society devoted to freedom of expression is to...

March 25, 2015

Charlie Hebdo, the Parisian satirical magazine that was a target of a...

March 18, 2015

PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2015 PEN Literary...