The PEN Ten with Burhan Sönmez

"We don’t have to think of limiting our freedom. Instead, we need to find ways to cross the borderlines of restrictions and, when it happens, be ready to pay… More

Doris Lessing, 1919-2013

PEN American Center is greatly saddened at the news of Doris Lessing’s passing on November 17, 2013, at her home in London. Lessing was a distinguished member of English… More

English PEN Challenges British Surveillance

Three of Britain’s most prominent campaign groups have today announced the launch of a legal challenge against the actions of GCHQ, alleging it has illegally intruded on the privacy… More