The Federal Flood
BY Mona Lisa Saloy
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, educator and poet Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy discusses the legacy of Katrina on New Orleans, and shares two poems about the disaster and its...
500+ writers to Mexican president: “End impunity in journalists’ murders”
Homero Arijdis, Chimamanda Adichie, Sandra Cisneros, and Neil Gaiman are among signatories to an open letter to President Peña Nieto with a clear message: end impunity in the murder of...
Journalism, A Most Deadly Profession
The cases of Ruben Espinosa, Gao Yu, and Sandeep Kothari demonstrate the worrying power of governments to crush freedom of expression. Methods of silencing journalists have moved beyond rigged...
Introducing PEN/OutWrite, An Online Platform for International LGBTQI Writers
BY PEN America
A new website featuring articles, essays, fiction, and films by both established and new LGBTQI artists and writers, as well as information and campaign resources about the violence too often...
Read the Finalists of the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
Featuring some of the year's best essays by Ian Buruma, Leslie Jamison, David Bromwich, Angela Pelster, and Charles D'Ambrosio.
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