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from The Mothers

Brit Bennett's THE MOTHERS is a finalist for the 2017 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Read the first chapter. More

from Hurt People

Cote Smith's HURT PEOPLE is a finalist for the 2017 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Read the first chapter. More

Belarusian protesters in background; on top: “I Support PEN Belarus” and PEN America logo

Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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