The PEN Pod: Combating Ideological Exclusion with Julia Rose Kraut
“What’s really the focus though is this tremendous absolute power and discretion held by the executive, and that doesn’t go away.” More
Prominent Jordanian-British Poet Turned Away from New York-Bound Flight
The absence of any grounds for his exclusion raises the troubling possibility that Nasser is being punished and silence on the basis of his opinions and writings. More
PEN Letter Protesting Exclusion of Ilija Trojanov from the U.S.
On September 30, 2013, German PEN member Ilija Trojanov, a Bulgarian-German writer, was denied permission to board a flight from Brazil to the United States. PEN American Center fears… More
PEN Protests Exclusion of Bulgarian-German Writer from U.S.
PEN said the exclusion of German PEN Member Ilija Trojanov calls to mind our country’s checkered history of barring writers whose political views it disfavors, at a time when… More