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PEN America Author’s Evening with Jean Hanff Korelitz

Jean Hanff Korelitz headshot and “The Plot” book cover

Jean Hanff Korelitz will discuss her latest novel, The Plot, in the return of our in-person Authors’ Evenings. We are thrilled to resume our live events with Korelitz, a novelist, playwright, and essayist whose work includes You Should Have Known, which was adapted for HBO as The Undoing. This evening is being hosted by Roxanne Donovan and Tom Scarangello

A $250 donation is required to attend this very special evening. Reservations for this dinner are considered a 100 percent tax-deductible donation to PEN America and are available on a limited basis. Address provided upon RSVP.


To make the required donation online, please click the button above. If you’d like to purchase more than four tickets online, please contact Christy Wensley at [email protected].

PEN America also accepts donations through checks, wire transfers, and donor-advised funds. Please indicate in the notes or memo section that the payment is an “Author’s Evening donation,” and if possible, include the name of the event. PEN America’s mailing address and transfer information are below.

Please make checks payable to:
PEN America
Attn: Development Department/AE
588 Broadway, Suite 303
New York, NY 10012

Electronic Transfer
Account name: PEN American Center Inc.
Routing code: 021000021
Account number: 616368556
Bank: JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY 10012

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Christy Wensley at [email protected].

About pEN America Authors’ Evenings

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings. Please visit the Authors’ Evenings webpage for our full calendar of dinners.

Proceeds from the PEN America Authors’ Evenings support PEN America’s programming to secure the liberty of persecuted and imprisoned writers around the world, to defend freedom of expression, and to promote literature and international cultural exchange.

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