The PEN Ten Interview Series

The PEN Ten is on the pulse of literary culture to help you discover your next great read. In this interview series, we ask authors 10 questions about their latest work and art.

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The PEN Ten: An Interview with José Vadi

“Writing about my history and those histories I’ve inherited about my family from different family members has allowed me to embrace the missing gaps of the collective familiar timeline.” More

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The PEN Ten: An Interview with Kia Corthron

“For artists working in fiction, we have more protection as our work is addressing what has been exposed. . . . The greater peril is self-censorship, which often starts… More