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PEN.org Honored with Interactive Media Award

PEN American Center is pleased to announce that the newly redesigned PEN website, www.pen.org has won Interactive Media Council’s IMA Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of advocacy. The… More

Writing in Another Language

As unrest continues in Turkey, we revisit Elif Shafak’s thoughts on her experience of transitioning to English from her native tongue and rediscovering the richness of an extinct Turkish… More

The PEN Ten with Rachel Rosenfelt

The PEN Ten is PEN America's new biweekly interview series curated by Lauren Cerand about writing, freedom of expression, and the notion of public intellectuals in the United States.… More

Six Poems by Fred Moten

his hair was like furry lining brushed and see-through and he was pale, his pinkness had a descent in it, like he had warmed down More

Travellin’ Man

Airports always pour a nice shot. Something about being that close to distance makes bartenders understand suffering. That Thursday he was headed fourteen cities away from anyone he knew… More