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July 1, 2015

The British government’s admission that it spied on Amnesty International...

June 30, 2015

The charges stem from a July 2013 story that excerpted from a Reuters...

June 29, 2015

PEN America and the Leitner Center team up to shine a...

June 29, 2015

PEN American Center welcomes the release of Vietnamese blogger and human...

June 25, 2015

Felony charges announced late last week against the street artist Shepard...

June 11, 2015

“Do not let the government of Azerbaijan distract your attention from its...

June 8, 2015

Claudia Rankine, Ian Buruma Take Other Top...

June 8, 2015

NEW YORK—Emcee and author James Hannaham presented the...

May 20, 2015

PEN Launches Anti-Censorship Campaign as BookExpo...

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June 29, 2015

Nigeria's draconian law against gays has encouraged mob attacks, police...

June 29, 2015

Nigeria's draconian anti-gay law has trampled human rights, exacerbated the...

June 11, 2015

The eyes of the world are on my country, my beloved Azerbaijan, as it hosts...

June 10, 2015

Poet Claudia Rankine has won another award, this time from PEN, while debut...

June 10, 2015

One evening last week, a group of writers, including Paul Auster, A. M....

June 10, 2015

Jack Livings won the $25,000 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction...

June 4, 2015

Chinese censorship is not some bureaucratic dinosaur left over from the...

May 28, 2015

A few years ago, the Chinese writer Murong Xuecun had the kind of career...

May 27, 2015

Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S....

May 26, 2015

In 1962, Chinese President Liu Shaoqi warned Mao Zedong: “History will...

May 26, 2015

PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization, is...

May 20, 2015

A U.S.-based advocacy group is warning Western authors to be vigilant of...