The Payback

The chief secured their door with a padlock, put the key in his pocket, and signaled to the peasant driver to get moving. When they reached the bridge, silhouettes… More

Provenance Notes

An excerpt from Lauret Savoy's memoir about history, race, and the American landscape, which was longlisted for the 2016 PEN Open Book Award. More

The PEN Ten with Chaya Babu

"I think the responsibility of the writer is to interrogate their reality and the reality of what they see and then write that. I do believe there is collective… More

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