The PEN Ten with Carmen Agra Deedy

Respect the intelligence of young readers and never, ever, lie to them. They will love you for the former and crucify you should you ignore the latter. More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Trump defends Bill O'Reilly, Pepsi pulls ad accused of insensitivity towards protest movements, and Germany passes harsh punishments against social media hate speech. More

2014 Literary Award Winners

View the 2014 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony Program herePEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut FictionGodforsaken Idaho (Little A/New Harvest), Shawn VestalPEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American FictionLouise ErdrichPEN/Bellwether… More

The Library in the Torture Center

Many of the countries represented in this year's FIFA World Cup—including finalist Argentina—have less than impressive track records when it comes to free speech. Martin Ezpeleta visits the Library… More

Recommended Reading: Picture Book Writing

School's out! And the kids are sure to love coming home to these stories. These picture books are entertaining and educational for every age. Our Judges Mac Barnett, Ted… More