E. O. Wilson

PEN America Mourns Passing of E. O. Wilson

"As a scientist, E.O. Wilson inspired generations with his curiosity, rigorous research, and passion for discovery," said Clarisse Rosaz Shariyf, senior director of Literary Programs at PEN America. More

bell hooks

PEN America Mourns bell hooks Passing

"PEN America mourns the death of bell hooks, an inspirational author, professor, and activist. We are beyond grateful for her work on race, gender, and class, as well as… More

Pham Doan Trang speaking on VOA

PEN America Reacts to Pham Doan Trang Conviction

"This sentence represents a heinous violation of Trang’s fundamental rights and of Vietnamese authorities’ commitments under international law,” said Karin Deutsch Karlekar, director of Free Expression at Risk Programs… More

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