Announcing Shortlists for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards
PEN is thrilled to announce today the shortlists for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards, spanning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, biography, essays, translation, and more.
PEN to Honor J.K. Rowling at May 16 Gala
'Harry Potter' creator J.K. Rowling & Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch to be honored as exceptional leaders in the fight against censorship.
February Featured Cases: Egyptians Determined In Spite of Immense Oppression
BY Shreya Balhara
PEN America highlights three Egyptian writers who represent the fight for freedom of expression, even in the face of immense oppression.
Discourse in Danger: Attacks on Free Expression in Putin’s Russia
PEN America's new report documents the Russian government’s campaign to constrain free expression.
Release of Washington Post Reporter Won’t Close the Book on Free Expression in Iran
As we celebrate Jason’s homecoming, we need to redouble pressure on Tehran to uphold the rights of Iranians who suffer for expressing their opinions.
February 10, 2016
2013 Translation Fund Winners