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PEN Praises Senate Bill on Iraqi Refugees

PEN American Center today applauded the introduction of legislation to accelerate and expand programs to resettle threatened Iraqi translators, journalists, and other vulnerable refugees in the United States, calling… More

Normando Hernández González Honored by PEN

PEN American Center, the largest center of the international literary organization dedicated to defending freedom of expression around the globe, awarded Cuban writer and independent journalist Normando Hernández González… More

Philip Roth Wins Inaugural PEN/Saul Bellow Award

PEN American Center, the nation’s preeminent association of writers, editors and translators, has announced that acclaimed novelist Philip Roth will be the first recipient of a major new literary… More

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