The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival!

The 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival!

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

2016 Literary Award Winners and Finalists

2016 Literary Award Winners and Finalists

Just announced: view the full list of 2016 Literary Award Winners and Finalists.

Literary Dating Game: Call for Contestants

Literary Dating Game: Call for Contestants

Single? Apply to become a contestant at PEN's Literary Dating Game at LitCrawl LA: NoHo

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.

WeHo Scholarship

WeHo Scholarship

The City of West Hollywood and PEN Center USA present the WeHo Writing Craft Scholarship

Freedom to Write

Israel: all charges against poet Dareen Tatour must be dropped
Israel: all charges against poet Dareen Tatour must be dropped

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