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.
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.
The Closing of the Russian Mind?
From January 25–29, PEN America hosted a delegation of prominent Russian writers and publishers who are standing up for free expression in President Putin's Russia.
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.
2013 Translation Fund Winners