Nikki Giovanni: Making James Baldwin

"Never refuse to hear the cry of the anguished, or the laughter in the blues." Nikki Giovanni pays tribute to James Baldwin. Listen to this week's #PENpodcast in honor of… More

A Tribute to Pablo Neruda

Martín Espada reads his translations of Neruda’s “Octopi” and "The Celestial Poets," and his own poem, “The Fugitive Poets of Fenway Park.” More

Belarusian protesters in background; on top: “I Support PEN Belarus” and PEN America logo

Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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