Read Original Literature from PEN America Publications and Programs
PEN America produces a breadth of interviews, poetry, graphic narratives, essays, translation, and book excerpts through its online series, literary awards, Prison Writing Program, World Voices Festival, and other events throughout the year.
PEN Out Loud Talks: Bernardine Evaristo and Safiya Sinclair
“I cannot imagine living in a society where I do not have the kind of creative freedom I’ve taken for granted all my life.” More
PEN Out Loud Talks: Mitchell S. Jackson and Imani Perry
"I do believe that books can change the world, or at least, how we inhabit it." More