The PEN Ten with Oddný Eir

"The writer is responsible for what he writes. I'm old fashioned and think that the writer is responsible for making us more responsible and keeping words alive so we… More

The Challenge of Speech

Suzanne Nossel of the PEN American Center and Trevor Timm of the Freedom of the Press Foundation talk about free expression. More

PEN America reports on Chinese censorship

PEN America has released a new report on media censorship in China. The nearly eighty-page report found foreign journalists have had an increasingly difficult time doing their job since… More

Free Expression Digest: Wed. Sep. 7

Ferguson activist found dead, reporter charged in Venezuela after protest, journalist punished for Chechnya reporting, and more. More

The PEN Ten with Ming Di

"I don’t think it’s the responsibility of writers to do anything. We do it anyway—out of consciousness, not responsibility." More