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Photo Highlights from the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival

At the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival, more than 150 authors and artists from all over the world gathered to examine bigotry, misogyny, and xenophobia and bolster the movement to counter them. Exploring the theme Gender and Power, these events celebrated the transcendent power of art to enable people to see beyond their differences. Below is a sampling of photographs from the festival. To view more photos, visit PEN America’s Flickr.

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