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Audible to Support PEN America’s Annual Literary Service Prize

(New York, NY) — PEN America today announced that Audible, the world’s largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, will support the organization’s annual Literary Service Award, which this year will go to renowned… More

Jonathan Lethem & Patti Smith

I would go to rummage sales or church bazaars and pick out books for pennies, for a quarter. I got a first edition Dickens with a green velvet cover… More

Global Voices at the PEN Festival

Salman Rushdie and Patti Smith were just two of the many literary stars who kicked off the 2010 Pen World Voices Festival at The 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry… More

Patti Smith On the Circuit

If you're on the benefit circuit these slightly humid days of May, one unexpected person you might run into on a more than regular basis is the singer-songwriter Patti… More