2019 Distinguished Leadership Award: Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr.
At the 2019 LitFest Gala in Los Angeles on November 1, 2019, PEN America will honor Ted Boutrous with the Distinguished Leadership Award. More
Carmen Maria Machado, B.A. Van Sise, José Olivarez, and Jennie Capó Crucet to Lead PEN America LA-Based Series “PEN Presents”
PEN Presents celebrates the power of words to inform, entertain, stimulate, inspire, and foster a vital literary culture. More
“What Matters is the Writing Itself”: A PEN Ten Interview with the 2018 Los Angeles Literary Award Winners
"Every step of the writing process is also a choice to include or exclude, and being aware of our own biases in making those choices seems necessary." More