Leslie Jamison

The PEN Ten with Leslie Jamison

I’m also actively resisting both hopelessness and complacency—as well as the belief that art is irrelevant in politically troubled times. More

The Empathy Exams

The title essay of Leslie Jamison's The Empathy Exams, a finalist for the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. 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.