Headshot collage of After Charlottesville panel

After Charlottesville

Claire Messud, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Rion Amilcar Scott, and Robert Pinsky reflect on the hatred boiling over in our country. More

Robert Pinsky at Writers Resist in NYC

Poet, essayist, translator, and teacher Robert Pinsky reads "Exile and Lightning," a poem written for Writers Resist, the January 15th literary protest hosted by PEN America on the steps… More

Poets Rally for Iranian Colleagues

We the undersigned poets join with PEN American Center to appeal for the immediate nullification of the sentences given to poets Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Mousavi. More

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