Sabotaging Free Speech in Italy

In Paris and throughout France, millions took to the street last Sunday in support of freedom of expression. And yet, in Italy, at the end of this month, one… More

Vive Charlie Hebdo!

Michael Jackson, the Vatican, Christianity, Islam, LGBT, and the U.S.—we chose Six Charlie Hebdo covers that celebrate the power of creative freedom and satire. More

Writers in the Schools: November

The MCSM RamPage, which Carol Cooper helped to edit, is nominated for a Newsie. In other parts of NYC, Writers in the Schools volunteers work with students from around… More

Belarusian protesters in background; on top: “I Support PEN Belarus” and PEN America logo

Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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