Working with PEN chapters in South Africa, this panel focuses discussion on literature and accountability in the new South Africa. Does the literary community reflect the country’s demographics? Can…More
The first annual PEN World Voices Festival brought together 125 writers from around the globe for a week of intense conversation about language, culture, crime, catastrophe, death, sex, religion—the…More
ICYMI: For this week's #PENTen interview, we spoke with award-winning essayist, poet, playwright, and film producer José Vadi (@vadiparty) about navigating truth in writing, how his writing habits have changed over time, and more: https://bit.ly/3o281Hp.
We at ARC, @PenAmerica, @pen_int, & the many organizations involved in his release are overjoyed that Cuban artist & activist Hamlet Lavastida is now out of jail. He has relentlessly put the fight for artistic freedom in Cuba above his own plight. #artisnotacrime #11J #27N #Cuba