From Titans to Emerging Voices, 2022 Literary Awards Celebrate Remarkable Writing
PEN America Literary Awards returned as a vibrant live event—the first in-person awards ceremony since March 2020—celebrating the resilience of the literary and artistic communities across two years of… More
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As we hurtle toward the midterms, the public turns to local journalism for accurate and timely information about elections, process, & candidates. Join us to celebrate the role of local news in democracy next week, on Tues. 10/11 in Fort Worth, Texas.
#StandWithSalman in Hawai'i!
Saturday October 8 at 1PM: A free outdoor event of readings from Salman Rushdie’s acclaimed works on the steps of the Hawaii State Library.
In the cause of human rights, the new #NobelPeacePrize winner Ales Bialiatski sacrificed his own freedom and remains jailed with 100s whose only “crime” is speaking the truth. Read more: https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-recognizes-the-courage-and-activism-of-nobel-peace-prize-winners-in-ukraine-russia-and-belarus/ https://twitter.com/pen_belarus/status/1578316010263715840