The Torture Memos: A Drama

Three Democratic House members at an event Wednesday evening read selections from the so-called “torture memos” and accounts by some of the prisoners and witnesses who alleged that torture… More

Reading American Torture

On October 13, a sold-out crowd at New York’s Cooper Union listened for an hour and a half to readings by such prominent writers as Art Spiegelman, Don DeLillo,… More

Writers Press for Accountability on Torture

Writers took the stage with lawyers and former interrogators last night to read from the mounting public record documenting the torture of detainees in U.S. custody since September 11,… More

PEN Writes to Senate Appropriations Committee

PEN President Salman Rushdie addressed the following letter to members of the House-Senate Defense Appropriations conference committee on behalf of PEN American Center. More