Announcing the 2015 PEN Literary Awards Shortlist
These shortlists represent a literary treasure trove including both beloved and well-known names as well as new writers for whom simply making the list can itself help begin to make a new writing...
PEN Honors Khadija Ismayilova with PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award
Khadija is an investigative journalist who revealed corruption at the highest levels of power in Azerbaijan.
May 5 PEN Literary Gala Honors Free Expression Defenders on the Front Lines
In a year bloodied by violent attacks on expression, PEN will honor Tom Stoppard, Charlie Hebdo, and Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle.
2015 PEN World Voices Festival, May 4-10
The 11th annual Festival introduces a new curatorial approach—focusing on the contemporary literary culture of the African continent & its diaspora. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie co-curates.
Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation
A public reading and conversation marking the release of the first and only diary written by a current Guantánamo detainee.
2013 Translation Fund Winners