Photo from 2021 PEN America Literary Gala in background; on top: “PEN America Literary Gala. Monday, May 23, 2022”

Sponsorships may include donations of equal value or table sponsorships, which include attendance at the event, including the VIP cocktail reception. Additionally, table sponsors have the opportunity to have a distinguished author of their choosing join their table. Literary Host selections are subject to author availability.

Upon purchase of a sponsorship, a member of the PEN America staff will reach out to you to confirm additional details.

All sponsorships are considered tax-deductible to the extent of the law. PEN America is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 13-3447888.

Individual tickets for the event will be available by April 4. Please email the Special Events team at with any questions.