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Writing War: A Reading List

Molly Crabapple, co-author and illustrator of Marwan Hisham’s latest memoir, Brother of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War and Alexis Okeowo, author of A Moonless Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and… More

Christopher Hitchens On George Orwell

In this 2002 recording from the PEN America Digital Archive, Christopher Hitchens offers a critical analysis of Orwell's works from his own intellectual perspective. More

The PEN Ten with Carmen Agra Deedy

Respect the intelligence of young readers and never, ever, lie to them. They will love you for the former and crucify you should you ignore the latter. 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.