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...
Everybody is Looking for Somebody Like You
BY Mira Jacob
The Golden Deer. The city would rise around him like glass, a sparkling labyrinth that he was finally at the center of, like those men who stepped out of black town cars without a glance backward...
PEN Speaks Out Against Prosecution of Journalist Barrett Brown
BY Deji Olukotun
In a victory for free expression, a prosecutor filed to dismiss 11 charges against Barrett Brown, safeguarding journalism in the public interest and using hyperlinks to share information--for now...
Bon Voyage to Guest Poetry Editors Shane McCrae, Maggie Nelson, and C.D. Wright
BY PEN America
We bid goodbye to guest poetry editors Shane McCrae, Maggie Nelson, and C.D. Wright, who, over the course of the past year, helped PEN America feature work from some of the most thrilling poets...
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.
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