2017 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony: Books Across Borders
Finalists Reading: Debut Fiction from the 2016 PEN Literary Awards
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"Stories help us imagine what it is like to be another person—to strive as they do, to cope as they do, to celebrate as they do—and that’s a vital task of imagination." Read our full #PENTen interview w/ editor & author @MeghaMaj at
"I've seen dictators rise and fall. Beware, America." Novelist and former PEN America president @SalmanRushdie writes about his experience seeing dictatorships succeed and crumble, and what these lessons offer America right now in the midst of chaos. https://wapo.st/3eUcggt
Drawing from PEN America's recent report "Arresting Dissent," media outlet @Grist discusses how a wave of anti-protest legislation amongst states foretells the hostile attitude towards today's protestors that may catalyze a new wave of anti-protest bills. https://bit.ly/3eOvfsD