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Saudi Arabia and the ‘Crime’ of Poetry

Instead of beheading Ashraf Fayadh, a poet convicted of apostasy, a court in Saudi Arabia has reduced his sentence to eight years in prison, 800 lashes and a public… More

PEN Announces Finalists for 2016 Literary Awards

The PEN American Center on Tuesday announced the finalists for its 2016 PEN Literary Awards. Taken together, the prizes, fellowships and grants from the literary and human rights organization… More