View the Press Release.

All press inquiries should be directed to Jenny Lerner at [email protected] / Isabel Sinistore at [email protected].

Press Tickets

Members of the press who would like to attend and cover ticketed events at PEN World Voices Festival, please email the following information to our press representatives Jenny Lerner at [email protected] or Isabel Sinistore at [email protected]:

• your name
• your media affiliation
• a link to your web site
• your e-mail address and cell phone number
• names of event(s) you would like to attend and cover, in order of priority.

There are no “All Access” passes available for the Festival.

Video/Audio Recording at Events

Please request permission to record audio or video of any of the World Voices Festival events by April 23 via email to our press representatives Jenny Lerner at [email protected] or Isabel Sinistore at [email protected].

Participant Photos

For publicity photographs of authors as they appear in the program guide, please go here. See each photo for proper credit.


Photographers must gain prior permission to take photographs at any Festival event. Photographers who do not have prior confirmation of their attendance will not be permitted to shoot. Please send requests to shoot events by April 23 via e-mail to Jenny Lerner at [email protected] or Isabel Sinistore at [email protected].

Photos of the Festival will be available on PEN’s Flickr stream here or on the PEN web site. Please direct all inquiries and request for permission to use or reproduce photographs to [email protected]. Fees for reproduction may apply.

Interviewing Festival Participants

All media interviews must be requested and arranged by April 19.

Members of the press requesting an interview must be on assignment. 

Please e-mail the following information to  Jenny Lerner at [email protected] or Isabel Sinistore at [email protected]:

• your name, media affiliation, contact information
• which festival participant you’d like to interview 
• where and when your article will run
• the assigning editor’s name and contact information

NOTE: Interviews will not be arranged for journalists working on spec.