Visas Denied to Artists

As an organization devoted to a free exchange of literature and ideas around the world, PEN was pleased to receive assurances from the State Department last year that the… More

PEN Presses for Visa for Palestinian Poet

Yesterday, we got word through our Translation Committee that Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan, whose collection Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me is being released by Yale University Press… More

PEN Presses for Visa for Palestinian Poet

Yesterday, we got word through our Translation Committee that Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan, whose collection Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me is being released by Yale University Press… More

Breaking Through Cybercensorship

A passionate panel of cyberactivists convened at the Cooper Union as part of the ThinkSwiss festival to discuss new tools and approaches to combating online censorship. Sponsored by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and… More

Breaking Through Cybercensorship

[caption id="attachment_9784" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Photo by Olivier Delhoume"][/caption] A passionate panel of cyberactivists convened at the Cooper Union as part of the ThinkSwiss festival to discuss new tools and approaches to combating online censorship.… More

PEN Calls for Press Freedom at Occupy Sites

New York City, November 15, 2011 – PEN American Center and PEN International today condemned restrictions on press coverage of police crackdowns on Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New… More

PEN Calls for Press Freedom at Occupy Sites

PEN American Center and PEN International today condemned restrictions on press coverage of police crackdowns on Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York and elsewhere, calling the arrests of… More