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.
Chimamanda Adichie and Trevor Noah on Cultural Identities
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Trevor Noah discuss straddling multiple cultural identities in this clip from the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival. More
Lissa: A Story About Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution
Family is important! And people like her are breaking up our families! Her father comes here and takes all of our oil, and I have to go to the… More
Amplifying DREAMer Voices: The DACA Debate and Free Expression
The uncertainty surrounding their status has driven many DREAMers into the shadows, like many of this country’s other undocumented residents. As a result, the current debate about their future… More