The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival!

The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival!

PEN Center USA presents the 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival!

Summer and Fall Member Meetups!

Summer and Fall Member Meetups!

The PEN Center USA staff invite you to meet up with us as we attend some of our favorite summer and fall events in Los Angeles.

The Emerging Voices Author Evening Series

The Emerging Voices Author Evening Series

To commemorate the Emerging Voices Fellowship's 20th anniversary, we are opening our Author Evening Series to the public.

The 6th Annual IDYLLWILD Author Series

The 6th Annual IDYLLWILD Author Series

The Idyllwild Authors Series is an opportunity to meet some of California’s most celebrated authors.

2016 Emerging Voices Essays

2016 Emerging Voices Essays

A series of essays that written by the 2016 Emerging Voices Fellows sharing their experience of the Fellowship. The 2017 application is now open. The deadline is August 1, 2017.

Freedom to Write

Turkey: Drop charges against journalists for their legitimate free expression work
Turkey: Drop charges against journalists for their legitimate free expression work

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