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.
The PEN Ten: An Interview with the 2019 Writing for Justice Fellows
"Not everyone will understand what they’re trying to do or why it matters, but plenty will. And those are the people you want to write to and for." More
The Witches Are Coming: A PEN Out Loud Reading List
Lindy West and Hari Kondabolu will discuss West's "The Witches Are Coming" at PEN Out Loud on November 6. In anticipation, here are 16 titles on the power of… More
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