Remembering E. L. Doctorow (1931–2015)
BY PEN America
We celebrate the acclaimed writer's life and work as both a literary master and fierce advocate for fellow writers and artists.
Silenced Voices, Threatened Lives
New PEN report shows the Impact of Nigeria’s anti-LGBTI law on Freedom of Expression
Chinese Efforts to Quash Human Rights Campaigns Rippling Out of Control
A string of disappearances and arrests of over 100 human rights lawyers in China in the past week is the boldest move yet in Beijing’s sprawling campaign to destroy China’s human rights movement...
Two Poems by Rebecca Wolff
BY Rebecca Wolff
And I trust people // to make good choices / so I don’t have to impale them // on the tines of my pitchfork. Or otherwise // govern them. Why do you need so much / government, if you don’t like...
Salman Rushdie Reads "Wild Garlic Gatherers" by Natalia Estemirova
Listen to a piece from our archives in memory of Chechnya-based Russian journalist and leading human rights activist Natalia Estemirova, who was assassinated six years ago on July 15, 2009.
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