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Ayad Akhtar to Assume Presidency of PEN America

PEN America today announced that Pulitzer-winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Ayad Akhtar will serve as the next president of PEN America, poised to lead the organization in its mission… More

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PEN America Launches Free Speech 2020

(New York, NY) – Today PEN America launches Free Speech 2020, a yearlong initiative to mobilize writers and readers to elevate free speech issues and defend free expression throughout… More

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