Interview with the Finalists of 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction
To get a better idea of the writers behind the books, we sent each of the finalists four questions addressing inspiration, routine, and craft. More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
[email protected] and @jodipicoult have both faced book bans in the U.S. #BannedBooks stifle speech — especially around race, gender, American history, and LGBTQ+ identities. Join Jenny and Jodi in supporting PEN America's work defending the freedom to read: https://donorbox.org/2022-year-end-book-bans-jj
I spoke up against Musk and now my email inbox is filled with harassing emails and people are threatening me on socials. I won't be intimidated and I will continue to speak out against hate.
‘I can’t take up a weapon, so I create’: how #Ukraine’s artists are taking on Putin’s Russia https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/nov/26/ukraine-russia-war-arts-artists-culture?CMP=share_btn_tw