Anthony Appiah Reelected as President of PEN

PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s oldest literary and human rights organization, announced yesterday at its Annual Members Meeting the reelection of Kwame Anthony Appiah, the… More

Announcing the 2011 PEN World Voices Festival

More than 100 writers from 40 countries will convene for the seventh annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, celebrating the transformative power of the writer’s voice—both on… More

Harrison Ford Announces New Science Literary Prize

In an effort to reward quality science writing, actor Harrison Ford joined science writer Rebecca D. Costa and E.O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Harvard biology professor, to announce… More

Actor Harrison Ford pays an answer to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor and conservationist joined Pulitzer-prize-winning environmentalist Edward (E.O.) Wilson… More

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