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Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’

From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer's fray of free-speech debates amid charges of 'cancel culture.' The post Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 17:45:57 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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New PEN America Report Condemns Prison Book Bans

In the wake of a series of recent reports on book banning in the nation’s prison systems, PEN America has released a new policy report that condemns the practice and issues an urgent call for reform. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arundhati Roy: Stories ‘Must Not Lose Their Wilderness’

Arundhati Roy, whose books include the Booker Prize-winning The God of Small Things along with The Ministry of Utmost Happiness and My Seditious Heart, spoke with writer Siddhartha Deb in May at Harlem’s Apollo Theater as part of PEN America’s World Voices Festival. The following is adapted from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:49:18 UTC ]
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Jhumpa Lahiri and Hari Kunzru Reflect on America’s Immigration Crisis

As America marks this July 4th holiday, an outcry on immigration is leading to national headlines, including from a congressional delegation that visited an immigration detention center in El Paso, Texas, this week. PEN America has gathered a series of statements from a number of writers and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-03 08:48:26 UTC ]
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PEN America Approaches Its Awards Night With News Media Appearances

Ahead of PEN America's literary awards night, the organization's president Jennifer Egan tells CNN, 'I feel like the next phase is going to be an engagement with the truth.' The post PEN America Approaches Its Awards Night With News Media Appearances appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Is Suing President Trump

The writers organization and free speech advocacy group has filed a lawsuit in federal court against President Donald Trump, seeking to stop the president from "using the machinery of government to retaliate or threaten reprisals against journalists and media outlets for coverage he dislikes." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Critics Weigh In on Art In #MeToo Era at PEN America's BKBF Panel

At the September 16 Brooklyn Book Festival, four critics and curators tackled one of the most hotly-debated topics in the book and arts worlds in the era of #MeToo: how should the public reckon with the works of abusive artists? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: At PEN Panel, Free Speech and Race Go Hand in Hand

This year’s PEN America–hosted BookExpo panel saw journalists and a civil rights activist debate the meaning of free speech in an era of “fake news” and deep racial tensions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Publishes Online Harassment Field Manual

In an effort to combat harassment in the creative fields, PEN America has published, on its website, a free Online Harassment Field Manual. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Carolyn Reidy to Be Honored at PEN Gala

PEN America will award Stephen King with the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award and celebrate S&S president and CEO Carolyn Reidy as its Publisher Honoree at its annual Literary Gala on May 22 in New York. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: At PEN America First Amendment Panel, Different Takes On Protecting Speech

BookExpo and PEN America's joint panel on Thursday afternoon, "The First Amendment Resistance," found activists and speech advocates debating the ethical and civil responsibilities of writers and publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Outrage as Belarus arrests authors, publishers and journalists in crackdown

Human rights groups call for release of men arrested by security forces at Minsk literature festival, and others held as protests rock authoritarian stateHuman rights organisations have called on Belarusian authorities to drop all charges immediately against writers, publishers and journalists... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces 2017 Literary Award Winners

PEN America has announced the winners of the majority of its 2017 Literary Awards, which include novelist, essayist, and critic Aleksandar Hemon and novelist Helen Oyeyemi. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to Pay Half Cost of PEN Membership for Employees

Penguin Random House has announced that it will pay half of the dues for a membership to PEN America for any member of its staff wishing to join the free speech organization by December 31, 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA

PEN America's new report asserts that 'diverse books' frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and 'soft censorship.' The post International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Kickoff, PEN America’s ‘M Word’

In September, kickoffs will occur in New York, one for a new showcase of writers on Muslim identity, and the other for Frankfurt Book Fair's 2016 Guest of Honor program featuring Flanders and The Netherlands. The post International Industry Notes: Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Kickoff, PEN... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside the New-Look PEN America

The 95-year-old organization dedicated to free expression has recently rebranded and expanded. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers Organizations Condemn Turkish Attacks on Free Speech

The Authors Guild and PEN America have condemned the actions of the Turkish government after the detaining of 61 journalists and the shuttering of 131 media organizations—including 29 publishing houses—in the wake of the attempted coup on July 15. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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