New Year New Books

As we welcome 2023, let us also gather in celebration and defense of the written word. The past year has seen alarming drives in legislatures, school districts, and communities nationwide to ban books that bring diversity and representation to our shelves. Join us at a New Year New Books Party near you to celebrate the freedom to write, our valued literary community, and the many great books published by PEN America members over the last year. All members of PEN America and allies are warmly invited. 

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New Year New Books Party 2023

Ring in the new year at our annual New Year New Books party in New York City! Join us in standing against censorship and for the joys that literature…

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New Year New Books Los Angeles 2023

Ring in the new year among fellow PEN America Members and supporters at our annual New Year New Books Party in Los Angeles.

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