We, the undersigned writers and members of PEN American Center, wish to endorse and support Kwame Anthony Appiah’s nomination of Liu Xiaobo for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Edward Albee

Dave Eggers

Paul Auster

A.M. Homes
Russell Banks

Siri Hustvedt
Ian Buruma

Ha Jin
Peter Carey

Jhumpa Lahiri
Ron Chernow
Jonathan Lethem
Billy Collins

Francine Prose
Don DeLillo

Adrienne Rich
E.L. Doctorow

Philip Roth
Ariel Dorfman

Salman Rushdie