2010 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing

WinnerMarshall Jon Fisher for A Terrible Splendor (Three Rivers Press/Crown)The PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing honors a nonfiction book about sports. The award is open to books of a… More

2010 PEN/Tuck Award for Paraguayan Literature

WinnerEsteban Bedoya for El Apocalipsis según BenedictoThe PEN/Tuck Award for Paraguayan Literature was established by a $100,000 grant from Lily Tuck to assist with the translation of Paraguayan literature… More

2010 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

WinnerAnne Carson for her translation from the Greek of An Oresteia: Agamemnon by Aiskhylos; Elektra by Sophokles; Orestes by EuripidesThe PEN Award for Poetry in Translation recognizes book-length translations… More

Glengarry Glen Ross

The Glengarry Highland’s leads, you’re sending Roma out. Fine. He’s a good man. We know what he is. He’s fine. All I’m saying, you look at the board, he’s… More

An Oresteia

What are you waiting for? You have your / orders–strew the ground with fabrics, / now! / Make his path crimsoncovered! / purplepaved! redsaturated! More

Marilyn Hacker: Selected Poems

Lines that grapple doubt, written because of the beloved :// when grief subsides, what survives the loss of the beloved ? More

An Interview with Don DeLillo

Sinclair Lewis called for 'a literature worthy of our vastness.' A novelist tends to feel this spread and breadth in his fingertips (or not) and I’ve tried to bring… More

Irrawaddy Flowing on the Road

Irrawaddy Flowing on the RoadI won't cry, Mother.On the nightsI closed all the doorsTurned off all the lightsAnd slept quietlyI sighed asking myselfWhat mistakes had I made.The first dayNext… More

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Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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