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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.
She is Still Not Free: Writers Read Liu Xia’s Poetry and Call for Her Freedom
Dozens of writers and artists have joined together to call for the immediate cessation of all restrictions placed against poet Liu Xia, including her illegal house arrest. More
Recommended Reading: Molly Crabapple on the Syrian War
In advance of this month's PEN Out Loud event, Molly Crabapple recommends her top five books on the Syrian conflict, which she relied upon while working with Syrian journalist… More
Poetics: Mid-summer 2016 (fragments from a freestyle)
Troy asked me today: “So have you put any thought into what you want to do when you get out of here?” More