DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

The Trump administration's plans for the NEA and NEH, Fox News retracts fake news, student's commencement speech at the University of Maryland sparks debate in China, and more. More

Katrina: 10 Years Later

In this second of two blog posts commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Fatima Shaik reflects on the work of PEN's Children's and Young Adult Book Committee in… More

The Federal Flood

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, educator and poet Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy discusses how New Orleans is rebuilding, and shares two poems about the disaster and… More

Climbing Monkey Hill

Everyone made too big a deal of things she would do naturally, Levia thought, like to go to high school. She had a better plan. More

Working Day Statement: New Orleans

A few things we don’t want to do: we don’t want to be redundant, meaning we don’t want to start a service or project that already exists locally. Even… More