2016 Gala Sponsors

A special thanks to the most generous supporters of the 2016 PEN Literary Gala: Leadership Peter & Pamela Barbey • Bridget Colman • Cathy B. Graham • The Seedlings Foundation… More

2016 PEN Literary Gala & Free Expression Awards

Monday, May 16, 6:30pm American Museum of Natural History  Central Park West at 79th Street, New York City  Watch video and read full transcripts of individual remarks here. _______________________________________________ We would like to thank… More

The Empathy Exams

The title essay of Leslie Jamison's The Empathy Exams, a finalist for the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. More

2015 PEN Literary Gala Remarks

May 5, 2015American Museum of Natural History, New York CityWelcome RemarksAndrew Solomon, PEN PresidentWelcome from 2015 Publisher HonoreeMarkus Dohle, CEO, Penguin Random HousePresentation of the 2015 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary… More