In Conversation: Vladimir Sorokin and Keith Gessen
In today's PEN Podcast, we feature a conversation between n+1 co-editor Keith Gessen and Russian novelist Vladimir Sorokin. Sorokin's novel The Blizzard was recently longlisted for PEN's 2016 Literary… More
PEN Podcast: Voices Against Torture—Writers and Lawyers on the Way Forward
In celebration of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, PEN America features a panel of writers and lawyers speaking out against torture. More
PEN DIY: “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.”
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines D.I.Y., or Do-It-Yourself as “the activity of doing or making something […] without professional training or assistance.” Writers across time have applied this idea to… More
Let Us Re-Introduce Ourselves: 2014 Public Programs Launch!
Norman Mailer’s New York City is long gone, the artists are fleeing to New Jersey, and PEN American Center—whose work had been championed by Grace Paley, Susan Sontag, James… More