Reading Burma: Conclusion and Blessing

Salman Rushdie offers concluding remarks to Reading Burma: A Benefit for Cyclone Relief and Freedom of Expression in Burma, and Burmese Monks at the event bestow a blessing on… More

Cynthia Ozick: Writers, Visible and Invisible

Cynthia Ozick delivered the following speech as part of the 2008 Literary Awards Ceremony. Ozick is the winner of the 2008 PEN/Nabokov Award, which honors a living author for… More

A Tribute to Chinua Achebe

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about growing up against the landscape of Things Fall Apart, as part of PEN's Tribute to Chinua Achebe. More

Anthony Romero Introduces Something to Hide

Anthony Romero, Excecutive Director of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), introduces Something to Hide: Writers and Artists Against the Survellance State, part of the 2008 PEN World Voices… More

Something to Declare: Introduction

Ron Chernow, Elizabeth Nunez, and Sonia Sanchez offer introductory remarks to Something to Declare: Celebrating Writers of Color. More

Introduction by Jonathan Ames

Jonathan Ames gives an introduction to the 2007 PEN event An Evening With the Moth, part of the 2007 PEN World Voices Festival. More