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Sep 2015

Dear President Xi: A Message from America’s Writers

We urge you to release the Chinese writers and journalists who are languishing in jail for the crime of expressing their opinions.

Mar 2015

Video: Highlights of the 2014 PEN Literary Awards

For more than 50 years, the PEN Literary Awards have honored many of the most outstanding voices in literature.

Mar 2015

Andrew Solomon Assumes Presidency of PEN American Center

Our mission could not be more clear: free speech is under siege and its defenders cannot rest

Feb 2015

Video: Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation

A unique reading marking the publication of Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s account of his experiences in the world’s most infamous detention camp.

Jan 2015

PEN Condemns Murders of Charlie Hebdo Journalists

The right to satirize, to question, to expose, to mock, even when offensive to some, is a bulwark of a free society.

Dec 2014

PEN to Sony: Reconsider Your Decision to Pull ‘The Interview’

The attack on Sony Pictures is an assault on the wider creative community; one that must be met with unity and resolve.

Jul 2014

Mass Surveillance Is Censorship

An open letter to the Senate leadership demanding National Security Agency reform by members of PEN American Center.

May 2013

Audio/Video: Obsession: Andrew Solomon on Sleep

Andrew Solomon speaks at the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, New York.

May 2013

Video: Andrew Solomon on Sleep (PEN World Voices Festival)

At the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, Andrew Solomon holds forth on the topic of sleep.