Sixth Annual PEN World Voices Festival

Bringing together more than fifty distinguished authors from around the world, together with a stellar list of their U.S. counterparts, is the PEN American Center. In Manhattan from April… More

PEN Literary Gala

I've been to many fancy parties underneath the belly of the gigantic blue whale suspended over the Hall of Ocean Life, but something about this night felt like graduating… More

PEN World Voices Festival: Women and Sex

The PEN World Voices Festival kicked off with a panel about women and fiction in translation that addressed big, messy topics... that are impossible to put to rest. Needless… More

The PEN World Voices Festival

Salman Rushdie, and Caro Llewellyn, PEN World Voices Festival and Public Programs Director, discuss this year’s PEN World Voices Festival. More

PEN International Fest Announces Lineup

Authors will temporarily give up the writing life for the speaking life when PEN American Center begins its weeklong Voices Festival of International Literature on April 26. Familiar literary… More

PEN World Voices Festival Lineup Revealed

Today the PEN American Center unveiled the schedule for the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature—a New York City-based festival with 150 writers from 40 countries.… More

PEN International Fest Announces Line-Up

Authors will temporarily give up the writing life for the speaking life when PEN American Center launches its weeklong Voices Festival of International Literature on April 26. Familiar literary… More