Read Original Literature from PEN America Publications and Programs
PEN America produces a breadth of interviews, poetry, graphic narratives, essays, translation, and book excerpts through its online series, literary awards, Prison Writing Program, World Voices Festival, and other events throughout the year.
Jennifer Egan: PEN America Chapters Unite Readers, Writers Nationwide
In this Q&A, PEN America President Jennifer Egan talks about why PEN America chapters are vitally needed right now. More
“Find your truth and tell it:” A PEN Ten Interview with Etaf Rum
"The process of translation makes clear that no one language has power over another." More
The PEN Ten: An Interview with Emerging Voices Fellows Davin Malasarn and Monica Carter
"The program has helped me get published, given me wonderful experiences reading my work in public, and supported me at every stage of my career." More