Talking Iran

PEN American Center, The New York Review of Books and the 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center will host a discussion about the Iranian elections; the program is set… More

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

In the past year, the Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of International PEN has monitored the cases of more than 1,000 writers and journalists in 90 countries, 200 of… More

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

In any given year, International PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) monitors around 1,000 attacks against writers, journalists, poets, publishers and editors worldwide. These range from persistent harassment and… More

Iran Frees Scholar Kian Tajbakhsh

PEN American Center welcomed the release of Kian Tajbakhsh, a social scientist and urban planner who was arrested at his home in Tehran on or about May 11, 2007,… More