International PEN is outraged by the two-year prison sentence and heavy fines imposed on six Gambian journalists who criticized President Yahya Jammeh for making inappropriate comments about the unsolved…More
We applaud the introduction of @RepDeSaulnier's Saving Local News Act, which will recognize local journalism as a public good and benefit its sustainability nationwide by making it easier for local news outlets to become nonprofits. Read more here: http://bit.ly/31ceXIs
We're hosting @PENamerica 2021 Prison Writing Awards! Join us Dec 15 @ 7PM EST for a virtual celebration of selected pieces by incarcerated authors read by some of our favorite writers @baratunde @Piper @MitchSJackson @JackieWoodson @illuminatemics & more!
#PENLitAwards judges hail from across the world and represent a wide range of disciplines, backgrounds, identities, and aesthetic lineages, and are award-winning writers themselves. Learn more about our 2022 judges here: https://bit.ly/3qy3ddU.