PEN Letter Protesting Exclusion of Ilija Trojanov from the U.S.
On September 30, 2013, German PEN member Ilija Trojanov, a Bulgarian-German writer, was denied permission to board a flight from Brazil to the United States. PEN American Center fears… More
PEN Protests Exclusion of Bulgarian-German Writer from U.S.
PEN said the exclusion of German PEN Member Ilija Trojanov calls to mind our country’s checkered history of barring writers whose political views it disfavors, at a time when… More
A Blacklisted Screenwriter on American Surveillance
Screenwriter and producer Walter Bernstein views new revelations of NSA spying through the lens of national and personal history More
PEN, Book Community Partners Renew Call to Amend Patriot Act
In the wake of revelations about the scope of the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, organizations representing booksellers, librarians, publishers, and authors today called on Congress to pass legislation… More