Writing the Future: A Reading List

A young adult recommended reading list curated for PEN Out Loud: Writing the Future, presented by PEN America and the Strand Book Store. More

Summer Pierre All The Sad Songs Illustrated PEN

All the Sad Songs

"To be a young woman and to hear other young women sing out: 'I am here! I am alive! And what I feel, see and experience matters!' was galvanizing." More

Bad Friends by Ancco

Bad Friends

Guest Editor Meg Lemke presents excerpts from Bad Friends by artist Ancco, translated from the Korean by Janet Hong. More

The Art of the Accused: A Conversation

Deborah Solomon, A. O. Scott, Tanya Selvaratnam, and Maggie Mustard discuss the issues surrounding power, spectatorship, violence, gender, labor, and media consumption at Art of the Accused. More

On Value

Tuesday, Paris, and there’s no America / I wouldn’t ransom. Men beg // on the bridge a boy king / named for his mother—who held / his hand as… More