Journalists Attacked During Police Crackdown on Opposition Demonstrations
PEN International joins the Georgian PEN Center in condemning the attacks on journalists by the Police Special Forces on May 26, 2011, following opposition protests in Tbilisi. PEN calls… More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
PEN America's @AtRiskArtists, along with @MekongHub and @forum_asia, has launched a podcast on artistic freedom in Asia. Hear from artists & cultural rights defenders in Southeast, East & South Asia as they discuss art, expression, censorship & more: https://bit.ly/3Cjs1JA.
#BannedBooksWeek will be kicking off on 9/26! This year, PEN America will be drawing attention to the divisive book bans and censorious threats have taken hold in schools, academia & the public square. Check out our upcoming events, reading list & more: https://bit.ly/3llXGDf.
Don't miss a FREE #PENOutLoud event on 10/7 with global literary giant Wole Soyinka in conversation with writer and scholar Farah Jasmine Griffin as they will discuss Wole's first novel in nearly 50 years! Register here: https://bit.ly/2YPzZvj.