BY Anthony Madrid
Cold spring and a redwing blackbird. / Norway maple in a litter of seed keys. / Inconvenient, the needs of the soul. // Cold spring. Fresh paint on a fence. / Siberian elm in its first-year’s...
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...
Lessons for Writers from RightsCon
BY Deji Olukotun
Human rights activists, technologists, corporations, and foundations came together this week in San Francisco at RightsCon, the leading U.S. conference on human rights and technology. PEN...
The PEN Ten with Jimmy Santiago Baca
BY Lauren Cerand
What is the responsibility of the writer? To toss out like old rotten salad the yearning for fame and money and get busy fighting for human rights and protesting abuses against the dignity of all...
Return to Sender
BY Timothy Small
What pulls us forward, and keeps us from feeling like mice in a spinning wheel, are a few important deadlines: One, the distribution of the manuscripts to a committee of judges; two, the return...
March 7, 2014
2013 Translation Fund Winners