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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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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Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest

The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader prompts a message of alarm to the world publishing community from Tbilisi. The post Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-23 16:37:38 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’

First rolled out during the 2018 US midterm elections, the 'Book the Vote' program offers voter information and political literature. The post PEN America, Penguin Random House Partner on ‘Book the Vote’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 23:41:35 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich

Georgia's book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers. The post Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-28 19:12:36 UTC ]
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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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IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’

With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint. The post IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-16 13:45:34 UTC ]
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Judge Allows PEN America Suit Against Trump to Proceed

The suit was first filed in October of 2018, after President Trump made numerous threats against journalists and organizations whose coverage he disliked. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 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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Is USA Today’s Print Edition Headed for the Sunset as GateHouse and Gannett Merge? Signs Point to Yes.

After a nearly 40-year run, USA Today and its digital sites are about to undergo a major restructuring that will Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-17 17:15:40 UTC ]
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PEN America Launches Six Regional Chapters

The free expression nonprofit has opened six regional chapters across the United States in order to spread the reach of its advocacy for freedom of speech beyond the coasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Merge to Become America’s Newspapers

America’s Newspapers—the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association—was ceremonially launched Oct. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-07 15:10:01 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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PEN America presents literary awards to Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

The nonprofit organization PEN America announced the winners of its annual literary awards Tuesday night, with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah taking home the prestigious PEN/Jean Stein Award for book of the year for his debut short story collection, "Friday Black." Adjei-Brenyah’s competition for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Daring Works' Fêted at 2019 PEN America Literary Awards

This year's ceremony, held at New York University's Skirball Center and conferred for the first time to a sold-out house, saw debut and women writers have a particularly strong year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 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 announces literary awards finalists 

The nonprofit organization PEN America announced the finalists for their annual literary awards on Thursday, with books by Ada Limón, Richard Powers, Tommy Orange and Ling Ma among the nominees. Powers' novel "The Overstory" and Limón's poetry collection "The Carrying" made the shortlist for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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