PEN America publishes original literature through the PEN America Best Debut Stories, the Prison Writing Awards Anthology, PEN America: A Journal for Writers and Readers, and the Glossolalia translation trilogy, all available for purchase below.
You can also read original literature from PEN America’s online publications and programs below.
Read Original Literature from PEN America Publications and Programs
In addition to its printed publications, PEN America produces a breadth of interviews, poetry, graphic narratives, flash fictions, essays, translation, and book excerpts through its online series, literary awards, prison writing program, World Voices Festival, and other events throughout the year.
2011 ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing
Inaugural WinnerRoger Angell2011 is the inaugural year of the PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing. This award is given to one living American or U.S.-based writer each… More
2011 Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
WinnerMark Slouka for Essays from the Nick of Time: Reflections and Refutations (Graywolf Press)The PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay aims to preserve the dignity and esteem… More