PEN Members Reading at Franklin Park

On Monday, June 10, PEN partnered with the Franklin Park Reading Series for an evening of readings and conversation with PEN Members old and new: Edwidge Danticat, Matt Bell,… More

Grandmother Power!

Paola Gianturco's moving book Grandmother Power profiles grandmother activists in 15 countries on five continents about their human rights work. In this chilling excerpt, we learn how grandmothers in… More

PEN Visits South Africa

I just returned from a fabulous trip to South Africa, where I traveled on behalf of PEN American Center with the poet Cathy Park Hong as part of our… More

Postcard from Turkey: Criminal Trials of Major Publishers

[caption id="attachment_14440" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="The Ça?layan Courts of Justice"][/caption] Sara Whyatt, Deputy Director of PEN International, writes from Turkey: Yesterday at the Ça?layan Courts of Justice, Europe’s largest courthouse, situated in ?stanbul,… More

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