PEN America and Amani: Africa Creative Defense Network Condemn “Unjust Sentences” and Flogging of Nigerian TikTok Comedians Over Satirical Video Skits
These comedians have the right to express themselves and their views freely and without fear of harm, and satire is not and should never be treated as a crime,”… 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.
PEN America On
"I don't even know what I'm not seeing anymore." @mattdpearce
A poetry translation event organized by Kevin M.F. Platt of @PennSAS, in partnership with @PENamerica, brought Russian-language poets and American translators together in Armenia with the goal of making Russophone voices opposed to war heard in English.
Sea Change by @ginathechung is one of the most anticipated literary debuts of 2023.
In a new #PENTen interview, Donica Bettanin talks to Chung about the grounding power of nature in her work, a lifetime of reading, and this summer’s signature cocktail. https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-an-interview-with-gina-chung/