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 Difficult Conversations

As I look at the gulf between these bases of support, I’ve been thinking about “difficult conversation”—what that means, how it happens, and what we hope can come… More

PEN Podcast: Bad Women, When Women Break the Rules

Today's podcast celebrates 49 years since the National Organization of Women published its Statement of Purpose with contemporary writers depicting the private lives of women caught in the crosshairs… 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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