PEN America Statement About Ted Sarandos and the Business Visionary Award
PEN America released the following statement: “We admire Ted Sarandos’ singular work translating literature to artful presentation on screen, and his stalwart defense of free expression and satire. As a… More
The PEN Pod: On Our Gala, Free Speech in Higher Ed, and Facebook Algorithms with Suzanne Nossel
“Nurturing the community in that way, creating these opportunities to get together, we see as part of our role at PEN America, and we were glad to be able… More
2021 PEN America Corporate Honoree: Robert A. Iger
Robert A. Iger, executive chairman, chairman of the board of directors, and former CEO of The Walt Disney Company, is the 2021 PEN America Corporate Honoree. More
2021 PEN/Audible Literary Service Award: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, is the 2021 PEN/Audible Literary Service Awardee. More
2020 PEN/Benenson Freedom of Expression Courage Award: Marie Yovanovitch
Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch is the 2020 PEN/Benenson Freedom of Expression Courage Award honoree. More
2020 PEN America Corporate Honoree: Frank A. Bennack Jr.
Frank A. Bennack Jr., executive vice chairman of Hearst, is the 2020 PEN America Corporate Honoree. More
2020 PEN/Audible Literary Service Award: Patti Smith
Writer, performer, and visual artist Patti Smith is the 2020 PEN/Audible Literary Service Award honoree. More