Get Updates

Join PEN America Today

Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.

PEN America Blog

  • October 25, 2016
    "What I try to resist is the self-censorship that stops us even trying to write something. That to my mind closes down the possibility too soon. The decision point comes after the writing, not before."

Advocacy News

  • October 26, 2016
    Konstantin Raikin, son of the great Soviet theater personality Arkadiy Raikin and a Head of the Moscow Satyricon Theater, gave a speech at The Union of Theatre Workers of Russia about government’s "fight for morality" and the resulting censorship faced not only by the creative class but by all Russians.

Popup Block

PEN America RSS feedFind PEN America on LinkedInFind PEN America on YouTubeFind PEN America on FacebookFind PEN America on Twitter