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March 24, 2015

Washington, DC; March 24, 2015 -- Irina Balakhonova, founder of the Samokat...

March 25, 2015

In a year bloodied by violent attacks on expression, PEN will honor Tom...

March 17, 2015

This forms part of a pattern in recent years of expulsions, visa denials,...

March 17, 2015

Two managers and the owner of a Yangon pub were sentenced to two years in...

March 17, 2015

NEW YORK—PEN American Center today announced the longlists for the 2015 PEN...

March 10, 2015

At issue is an NSA program called “Upstream,” through which the government...

March 5, 2015

As the new PEN president, Solomon takes over from journalist and award-...

March 5, 2015

Made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, India’s Daughter focuses on the...

February 27, 2015

Roy's blog promoted science and secularism. He died in Dhaka on Friday of...

PEN In the Media »

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

NEW YORK — Charlie Hebdo, the Parisian satirical magazine that was a target...

March 18, 2015

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

March 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — National Book Award winner Phil Klay and the author of...

March 17, 2015

The PEN American Center today announced nominees for the 2015 PEN Literary...

March 12, 2015

PEN American Center recently announced Rich Cohen, Cristina Henríquez,Adam...

March 11, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prize-winning author Andrew Solomon is the new president...

March 11, 2015

The author Andrew Solomon has been elected to be president of the literary...

March 10, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued...

March 10, 2015

The Wikimedia Foundation, Amnesty International and a host of civil rights...