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PEN Center USA, a literary nonprofit, protects the vital freedoms of writers and readers worldwide. In 2013, and looking ahead, few issues of human rights are more pressing than this. By joining PEN Center USA's membership today, you can support the organization's vibrant international and domestic programs, making them increasingly effective at a time when they're sorely needed.

PEN Center USA is one of two centers for PEN International in the United States, and the third largest in the world. Our membership consists of more than 600 poets, playwrights, essayists, novelists, television and screenwriters, critics, historians, editors, journalists, translators, and literature enthusiasts.

JOIN PEN CENTER USA

  • Distinguished Patron ($200) (includes a PEN Center USA Patron Membership and invitations to such events as our limited-attendance literary salon series at the Hotel Bel-Air)
  • PEN Center USA Holiday Package ($79) (includes a PEN Center USA Patron Membership and a direct donation to our Emergency Writers' Fund, which gives assistance to individual writers faced with unanticipated and urgent need)
  • Professional Membership ($79) (for published and produced writers; WGA members are pre-approved)

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