Performance of Jonathan Franzen’s New York piece from State by State
Celebrate Jonathan Franzen's birthday, as well as his newest book, Purity, by listening to this week's #PENpodcast More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
Proudly carry banned books in a PEN America tote bag to support our work advocating for authors, educators, and the freedom to learn. Use code PENHOLIDAY for 20% off: https://bit.ly/3nUYmlQ. #BooksNotBans
NYC! There's still time to register for PEN America's town hall, happening TONIGHT at 7PM ET. Join a panel of exceptional writers for a discussion on self-censorship from the perspective of the writer. RSVP for this free event here: https://bit.ly/3ot9VRh.
On Wednesday 12/15, learn from anti-censorship experts, authors, and other student activists, and leave with the tools to question book removals, organize protests, and mobilize your community against this alarming, national trend. Register here: http://bit.ly/3DfZ94Y.