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The Little Syrian Girl

"As we held hands to school, I asked her again— / my mouth, a broken faucet. She held frozen. Always / did when I brought up Baba, or Syria,… More

Community Engagement and Workshops

PEN America's community engagement programs include PEN in the Community, DREAMing Out Loud, Worker Writers Workshops, and the Press Freedom Incentive Fund. 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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