Hisham Matar Takes $75,000 Prize for Book of the Year at Reimagined PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony
Hisham Matar was awarded the inaugural PEN/Jean Stein Book Award for his memoir The Return (Penguin Random House) Monday night at the PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony in a… More
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On this week's episode of The PEN Pod, BBC journalist Sarah Rainsford joins to discuss her abrupt expulsion from Russia, what it means for free expression, and the limits of press freedom in today's Russia. LISTEN 🎧 : https://bit.ly/3ki6jPO.
We're excited to see Wole Soyinka, Hillary Clinton & Louise Penny's books included in this list of "20 New Works of Fiction to Read This Season" as they'll be joining us for #PENOutLoud virtual conversations this fall! Learn more: https://bit.ly/PENOutLoud. https://nyti.ms/3nII27D
Writer-filmmaker Baktash Abtin, novelist-journalist Keyvan Bajan and author-critic Reza Khandan Mahabadi are this year’s recipients of the 2021 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award. They will be honored at the #PENgala on October 5. #FreedomToWrite https://bit.ly/3Anlflc