The PEN Ten with Alissa Nutting

"I think writing should be a sacrifice, and feel like one—how else could the act of constructing narratives, stories, lies, deceptions, ever be kept honest, if not through demanding… More

The PEN Ten with Richard Nash

I'd beg the imprisoned writer to try to remember her teenaged self. The intensity, the outrage, the sentiment, the naïveté, the resentment, the joy. More

The PEN Ten with Rachel Rosenfelt

The PEN Ten is PEN America's new biweekly interview series curated by Lauren Cerand about writing, freedom of expression, and the notion of public intellectuals in the United States.… More

FIGHT BOOK BANS with PEN AMERICA

Books are being banned at alarming rates across the country. Help PEN America uncover these bans and fight for the freedom to write and read.