PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature Marks Tenth Anniversary, April 28-May 4, 2014
A Weeklong Series of Readings, Debates, Performances, and Workshop Celebrates Writers Who Have Taken Artistic and Political Risks...
Excerpt from "Travels With Ramazan"
From outside my guide Amir and I could hear the tock of Ramazan’s weaver’s shuttle, the loud noise of metal slamming against wood, as we approached his studio in Yazd, Iran. The sound mixed with...
PEN Speaks Out Against Prosecution of Journalist Barrett Brown
BY Deji Olukotun
A prosecutor filed to dismiss 11 charges against Barrett Brown, safeguarding the use of hyperlinks to share information--for now.
Bon Voyage to Guest Poetry Editors Shane McCrae, Maggie Nelson, and C.D. Wright
BY PEN America
PEN bids goodbye to guest poetry editors.
International Women's Day: Today and Every Day
BY Sarah Hoffman
She sits at her desk, reading lamp above her, smoking a cigarette as she reads through handwritten lines of poetry. She is Liu Xia.
March 7, 2014
2013 Translation Fund Winners