Submissions for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards

The submission period for the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards has ended. Submissions and nominations for the 2019 awards cycle (for books published in 2018) will be accepted starting… More

Announcing the 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

From a vast field of applicants, the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Advisory Board has selected 15 projects, spanning 13 different languages, including Arabic, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Nepali, and more. More

PEN Announces Literary Award Winners

This morning, PEN American Center announced the winners of the 2015 PEN Literary Awards. The annual awards, which total more than $150,000, honor emerging and established writers in seventeen… More

domina Un/blued

The body took paths through waste-land woods / followed her back to the apartment / Her body / hid from its parents / Forgot its sisters / Bathed /… More

In Search of Salvation

He stood about six feet but weighed, at most, 110 pounds. His face was so emaciated that you could see nearly every bone. The few remaining teeth he had… More