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PEN Announces Translation Fund Grant Recipients July 29, 2016: Yesterday, PEN America announced the recipients of PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants this cycle. The award, which bestows upon the recipients $3,670, provides translators with necessary funds to [...] by

‘Resist, My People, Resist Them’: PEN America Reports on Israeli Oppression June 21, 2016: In a press release last week, PEN America condemned Israel’s detention of poet Dareen Tatour, writing that her detention is “further evidence of the increasingly aggressive measures [...] by

TONIGHT: Belladonna*, Tamaas, & 98 Weeks/Research Project Space Host Night of Readings for Ahmed Naji May 16, 2016: Tonight, if you’re in New York City, you’d do well to check out Belladonna* Collaborative, Tamaas, and 98 Weeks/Research Project Space at their night of international protest readings for [...] by

Longlist for 2016 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation Announced December 11, 2015: We have more lists for you today! This is one we look forward to every year and is sure to please: PEN has announced the longlist for the Award for Poetry in Translation, and what remarkable titles [...] by

Pen Poetry Series Features Duriel E. Harris November 20, 2015: This week the Pen Poetry Series brings its readers/listeners a special treat. Dawn Lundy Martin has selected four audio poems by Duriel E. Harris. Lundy Martin introduces the four audio-rich pieces, [...] by

PEN America Hosts Diversity Roundtable for Publishing Professionals: ‘What if we published only queer POCs for a year? I’m serious: would the world explode?’ October 30, 2015: PEN America’s Antonio Aiello reached out to publishing professionals for a roundtable called “Equity in Publishing: What Should Editors Be Doing?” in which we see “how they [...] by

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