- Highlights from the 2015 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony
Highlights from the 2015 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony
On June 8, 2015, PEN honored the winners and finalists of the 2015 PEN Literary Awards at an annual ceremony held at The New School in NYC. This highlights reel takes a look at some of the moving, funny, and inspiring acceptance speeches of the night which illustrate the profound power and impact of the PEN Awards.
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PEN America's @LieslGerntholtz: "The grotesque sentencing of Salma Al-Shehab"—a Saudi student at Leeds University (U.K.) sentenced to 34 years in prison for her Twitter activity—"is yet another abhorrent restriction of free expression in #SaudiArabia." https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-condemns-grotesque-sentencing-of-saudi-student-to-34-years-in-prison-for-her-tweets/
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