Amazon.com Awards Grant to PEN American Center

PEN American Center has been awarded a $25,000 grant from amazon.com to further develop its online communication resources and mobilize forces for freedom of expression throughout the world. This… More

Announcing the Aura Estrada Prize

PEN Trustee Francisco Goldman has announced the establishment of the Aura Estrada Prize, a fellowship honoring the spirit and aspirations of his wife, a promising young Mexican writer who… More

PEN Announces 2008 Literary Award Recipients

Francine Prose, president of PEN American Center, the national association of literary writers, and Elissa Schappell, chair of PEN’s Literary Awards Committee, have announced the recipients of the 2008… More

Cynthia Ozick to Receive $20,000 PEN/Nabokov Award

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation will also be honoring Ms. Ozick, along with Peter Ho Davies, with the 2008 PEN/Malamud Award. This prize recognizes a body of work that demonstrates excellence… More

Philip Roth Wins Inaugural PEN/Saul Bellow Award

PEN American Center, the nation’s preeminent association of writers, editors and translators, has announced that acclaimed novelist Philip Roth will be the first recipient of a major new literary… More