2019 PEN Literary Gala, May 21, 2019, American Museum Of Natural History © Beowulf Sheehan And Taylor Bissey/PEN America

2020 PEN America Literary Gala

The PEN America Literary Gala is an extraordinary annual event that celebrates freedom of expression worldwide and the power of books and writing to shape democratic and humane values. More

2019 Literary Gala: Jennifer Egan & Suzanne Nossel

Below are PEN America President Jennifer Egan and PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel's remarks from the 2019 PEN America Literary Gala. Jennifer Egan I’m Jennifer Egan, president of PEN America, and… More

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