India’s Attempt to Ban Film ‘Precisely Backfired,’ says PEN
Made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, India’s Daughter focuses on the brutal rape and murder in December 2012 of Jyoti Singh, an aspiring medical student in Delhi. On Tuesday, an Indian court...
Author Andrew Solomon Assumes Presidency of PEN American Center
As the new PEN president, Solomon takes over from journalist and award-winning non-fiction writer Peter Godwin, who led the Board during a three-year period of organizational expansion.
Bangladesh: Blogger Killed in Machete Attack
Roy's blog promoted science and secularism. He died in Dhaka on Friday of multiple machete wounds inflicted by yet unknown assailants.
Announcing the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival
The 11th annual Festival introduces a new curatorial approach—focusing on the contemporary literary culture of the African continent & its diaspora. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie co-curates.
The PEN Ten with Laura Lippman
BY Alex Segura
"I am very conscious that the crime novel has taken on a lot of the trappings of the social novel. But it most interests me for its ability to lure people into feeling genuine empathy."
March 5, 2015
2013 Translation Fund Winners