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Watch the Trailer for The Book of Conrad July 9, 2015: Coming soon: Deliquent Films’ The Book of Conrad, a long-awaited feature documentary about our friend, poet CAConrad, who, over 82 scenic minutes, “confronts his violent past and the [...] by

Ferguson Protestors Receive Literature Award From PEN New England February 26, 2015: Two Ferguson protestors have received an award from PEN New England, a branch of PEN American Center, for their writing in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie [...] by

Cole Swensen Finds a Way to Robert Walser October 9, 2014: Over at Pen America, an excerpt of Cole Swensen’s On Walking On, which “takes [Robert] Walser’s novel, The Walk, and the person himself, Swiss born writer Robert Walser (b. 1878-1956), [...] by

Split This Rock Joins PEN American Center to Protest United States’s Refusal of Entry to Amjad Nasser October 6, 2014: Remember when we told you about Department of Homeland Security officers at Heathrow Airport denying the British-Jordanian poet, Amjad Nasser, the right to travel into the United States to deliver a [...] by

2014 PEN Literary Awards Long Lists Announced May 7, 2014: In case you missed this announcement on Monday, we’re here to get you up to speed on some po-awarding happening on the frontier of works in translation. Namely, the 2014 PEN Literary Awards. [...] by

PEN America Awards Announced, Rowan Ricardo Phillips Wins in Poetry August 15, 2013: The 2013 winners are in! And this year Rowan Ricardo Phillips takes home the Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, while Tomás Q. Morín is the runner up. A little about the award: The PEN/Joyce [...] by

PEN American 2013 Literary Awards Shortlists Include Translations of Cecilia Vicuña, Jorge Santiago Perednik, More July 12, 2013: The PEN American Center 2013 Literary Awards shortlists have been announced, along with judges for those awards sans shortlists. Of note, thanks to Publisher’s Weekly: PEN Award for Poetry in [...] by

Taxi Cab Workshops with Mark Nowak May 6, 2013: Mark Nowak is at it again, taking the poetry workshop out of the classroom and situating it in some unexpected place. This time, we find ourselves in a NYC taxi. The New York Times reports on the [...] by