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June 13-14: Worker Writers Summer School on Governor’s Island June 2, 2015: Worker Writers is an institute founded by acclaimed poet and 2010 Guggenheim Fellow Mark Nowak, whose primary mission is to “create a space for participants to re-imagine their working lives, [...] 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

PEN Announces 2013 Translation Fund Winners July 23, 2013: For the tenth year PEN’s Translation Fund has selected a handful of its Advisory Board’s favorite works for funding. Per their site: This year, as in the past, the PEN/Heim Translation [...] by

Burmese Poet Released from Prison May 28, 2010: In Burma, poems still have the power to commit a “crime against public tranquility.” Saw Wei was arrested on January 2, 2008, after his poem “February the Fourteenth,” an eight-line [...] by