The Case of the “Feminist Five”

There is a strong perception internationally that modern Chinese society does not put a premium on free expression, press freedoms, or related civil rights, and it is a perception… More

The PEN Ten with Camille Rankine

I like to hear stories from worlds that aren't my own. Sometimes, when I'm listening, a phrase floats into the air and everything else gets quiet, and it's like… More

PEN Podcast: Bad Women, When Women Break the Rules

Today's podcast celebrates 49 years since the National Organization of Women published its Statement of Purpose with contemporary writers depicting the private lives of women caught in the crosshairs… More

The Tubman Sisterhood

Not only was Donya about to become Egypt’s first woman president, she was also openly bisexual and a poet, the perfect antidote to decades of hypermasculine Egyptian politics. More