PEN in Translation

The PEN Translation Committee has an ongoing commitment to promoting the recognition of American translators through public forums, awards, and the annual World in Translation Month celebration each May. The Committee also works to uphold the rights of translators by appealing on behalf of those who are censored or persecuted, and through the initiatives of the Watchdog Subcommittee, which monitors the publishing industry and media to ensure that translators are given full and public credit for their work.