Event Series

PEN America hosts several ongoing event series as part of its public programming. Check out the full events calendar here.

PEN Out Loud is a year-round series presented by PEN America and the Strand Book Store. This series amplifies diverse voices and convenes vital conversations on the issues of the day with authors, poets, journalists, and activists.

PEN Presents celebrates the power of words to inform, entertain, inspire, and foster a vital literary culture. These events include a reading, conversation, and more.

Race in the Public Dialogue event series

PEN America and the Boston Museum of African American History present a series of public dialogues celebrating the history and the mission of the Museum of African American History to expand cultural understanding.