Adrian Matejka reads "Hubert's Museum & Flea Circus," "Battle Royale," "Sporting Life," "Rememory," and "Verdi's Il Travatore" from The Big Smoke, a 2013 National Book Award finalist for poetry. The…More
The #PENgala livestream will kick off at 7:30PM ET! Join PEN America & host @Faith_Salie for an evening of celebration as we recognize this year's honorees and highlight PEN America's work defending free expression in U.S. and around the world: https://bit.ly/3LzjuWQ.
This year, PEN America will recognize Ukrainian freelance journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko as our PEN/Barbey #FreedomToWrite honoree for his courage in continuing to tell the stories of Ukrainians who have faced years of Russian occupation: https://bit.ly/3MzsSLK. #PENgala