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PEN condemns increased fatwa bounty on Salman Rushdie
The international free-speech campaigners have spoken out in defence of The Satanic Verses author, following an announcement of additional incentives to fulfil 1989 ruling More
Arts Projects Aim to Build Bridges Between Muslims, Non-Muslims in U.S.
PEN American Center is developing a Writing While Muslim series of events featuring Muslim and non-Muslim writers of fiction, comedy, film and other genres discussing unity, identity and self-expression. More
The Doctor and the Mom Who Helped Expose the Flint Crisis Just Won a Major Award
Two women profiled by Mother Jones for helping to expose the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, will receive awards from the prominent free speech and literary group PEN America. More
Doctor, mom who helped expose Flint crisis win courage award
A prominent literary and human rights group is giving its annual courage award to a doctor and a mother of four who faced scorn as they tried to expose… More
2 Who Helped Expose Flint Water Crisis Win PEN Awards
Two women who sounded early and persistent alarms about the quality of the water in Flint, Mich., will receive the Freedom of Expression Courage Award from PEN America, the… More
Toni Morrison Receives $25,000 Honorary Award From PEN
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has received an honorary prize named for another Nobel winner, the late Saul Bellow.PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told The Associated Press… More
Does the FBI’s Request Violate Apple’s Right to Free Speech?
As the legal battle between Apple and the FBI escalates, PEN America, the New York-based writers' free expression advocacy organization, has voiced their concerns over the right to privacy,… More