PEN Announces 2008 Literary Award Recipients

Francine Prose, president of PEN American Center, the national association of literary writers, and Elissa Schappell, chair of PEN’s Literary Awards Committee, have announced the recipients of the 2008… More

PEN Denounces Detention of Jamyang Kyi

Writers from Canada, the United States, and China expressed concern today about reports that Jamyang Kyi, a prominent Tibetan writer, reporter, activist and singer, has been detained in Qinghai… More

Zhu Yufu Receives Tougher Sentence After Re-Trial

Nine months after trying and sentencing internet writer and activist Zhu Yufu to two years in prison for “obstructing the police from carrying out their public duty,” a Chinese… More

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