Prayer and Meditation (full audio)

For this contemplative evening, an assembly of writers and artists takes the stage to read their original, deeply personal prayers and meditations. More

POEMobile – The Studio Museum in Harlem (video)

Together with Columbia University School of the Arts and The Studio Museum in Harlem, PEN World Voices is thrilled to host an uptown, pop-up installment of POEMobile, a hand-painted… More

Prayer and Meditation ( full audio)

A wish, an invocation, an impassioned plea. For this contemplative evening of meditation, the Festival has commissioned an esteemed assembly of writers and artists from a wide range of… More

Prayer and Meditation (full video)

For this contemplative evening, an assembly of writers and artists took to the stage to read their original, deeply personal prayers and meditations. More

The Hammer of Justice

O Justice! Bring down your Hammer / Smash the system built on slavery / Let your thunder bring wonder / Let our country be the place it wants to… More

Speaking in Languages on the Edge

Speaking in Languages on the Edge showcases performances and readings of Welsh, Mexican indigenous languages, and Native American languages, among others. A rare chance to take in the beautiful… More

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