New Media, Old Threats

With the tools to broadcast opinions and ideas now in the hands not just of writers and journalists but millions of Turkish citizens, the question is not whether social… More

An Interview with Michael Scammell

As part of PEN American Center's 90th Anniversary celebration, we spoke to past presidents, staff, and members about the evolution of the organization and most pressing issues of freedom… More

Writing in Another Language

As unrest continues in Turkey, we revisit Elif Shafak’s thoughts on her experience of transitioning to English from her native tongue and rediscovering the richness of an extinct Turkish… More

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