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.
“Little White House,” “Baby Deer,” and “Summer 2000”
There's a place on my jogging route that always makes me cringe. That little white house on the corner. We parked there on election day. More
History, Hatred, and Hope: Writers on Charlottesville
For centuries, writers have helped us process and understand the most difficult, controversial, and heated moments in our history, as well as their historical influences and future trajectories. Today,… More