Scholar Djabelkhir was—without notice—charged with “offending the precepts of Islam” after writing three Facebook posts in which he provided “academic reflections” on the Quran and Islamic tradition in January…More
Al-Shadwi has published many novels and studies dealing with Saudi society, the most prominent of which are: Modernity and Saudi Society and Saudi Society: Preservation-Remembrance-Forgetting. He was arrested and…More
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka joins PEN Out Loud and LIVE from NYPL to celebrate his first novel in nearly 50 years, Chronicles From the Land of the Happiest People on Earth. This is a free event! https://bit.ly/2YPzZvj
On this week's edition of #thePENpod, PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel dives into tough questions on Texas' restrictive new abortion law, supporting exiles worldwide, and a Texas book ban becomes ever more grave. LISTEN 🎧 : https://bit.ly/3ki6jPO.