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Pen World Voices Festival

From NPR's Latino USA: Mightier Than The Sword

Latino USA | Posted 04.25.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

We dive deep into the creative minds of a few writers and artists who will be part of this year's PEN World Voices Festival with a series of conversations. Hear the glitch poetry of Guillermo Gómez Peña, listen as Carmen Tafolla acts out a story, and experience the wisdom from a philosopher.

PEN International: Mobilizing Writers to Defend Free Speech

Ru Freeman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Books
Ru Freeman

PEN deserves to be recognized for the work the member centers have done to produce their new report, "Creativity and Constraint in Today's China." It's like a mirror held up to a face that asks: Is this what you want to look like to the world?

PEN World Voices: Kronos Quartet vs. A Trio of Scribes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Veering toward the political, recordings announcing the dropping of the atomic bomb, and the gap between words and music became more pronounced.

PEN/ Academy of American Poets / Burroughs in Sartasota

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The annual PEN World Voices Festival gears up in New York, with visiting literati arriving despite volcanic ash and house arrests from repressive gove...

Islamic Porn, Fake Diamonds And Racist Literature

Huffington Post Contributor | Andrew Marantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the novelist Jose Manuel Prieto left Cuba to spend a decade in Siberia, he could only fit a few books in his suitcase, so he packed several volum...