Dignity of Lentil Soup

Michele Zackheim's profile on Russian writer and activist Stanislav Dmitrievsky, whose book may soon be banned by authorities. If found to be "extremist" in nature, Dmitrievsky himself will be… More

Censorship and Power in Iran

As Iran heads towards elections in June, the government is once again engaging in a campaign of arrests, repression and harassment against the media. This evening explores the… More

Going on the Record: Resistance and Writing

Focusing on the harrowing events at Guantánamo and on the courage of those in the military and intelligence services who created a written record of those events, this program… More

Haiti in Two Acts

Designed to reveal hidden literary and political realities, Haiti In Two Acts plays out in two parts. Act I: An expert delivers remarks about the country. Act II: Local… More

Leap the Firewall

With the release of PEN International's China Report, PEN American Center is calling on its supporters and followers to help spread the word via social media. More