The PEN Ten with Forrest Gander

Is the conscience the soul’s surveillance of the self? When are observations neutral? Does a writer, even without knowing, intend to “use” observations for the benefit of the writing… More

On Public Lives/Private Lives

Would you choose to bury the organs with the child? And he retreats to his room and closes the door. Here, birds in the zocalo whiz and tweet like children’s toys And… More

FIGHT BOOK BANS with PEN AMERICA

Books are being banned at alarming rates across the country. Help PEN America uncover these bans and fight for the freedom to write and read.