Free Expression Digest: Fri. January 29

PEN's Free Expression Digest brings you a daily curated round-up of the most important free expression-related stories from around the web. Subscribe here. *This mailing list is currently in… More

The Closing of the Russian Mind?

From January 25–29, PEN America will host a delegation of prominent Russian writers and publishers who are braving the currents of authoritarianism under President Vladimir Putin to stand up… More

Nikolai Alexeyev | Status: Under Threat | Russia

Nikolai Alexeyev was the first person charged and fined in Russia under the local municipal law that would eventually become Russia’s infamous "anti-gay law." More

In Conversation: Vladimir Sorokin and Keith Gessen

In today's PEN Podcast, we feature a conversation between n+1 co-editor Keith Gessen and Russian novelist Vladimir Sorokin. Sorokin's novel The Blizzard was recently longlisted for PEN's 2016 Literary… More