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Latest in Campaigns

Mexico: José Moisés Sánchez Cerezo found dead

Mexico: José Moisés Sánchez Cerezo found dead

27th January 2015

Editor's brutal murder highlights the urgent need for effective investigations to combat impunityRead more

Vigils for Raif Badawi continue

27th January 2015

Join us in supporting imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi.Read more

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab sentenced to six months in prison for a tweet

20th January 2015

PEN condemns today's verdict and calls for charges to be droppedRead more

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Vacancy: Programmes Co-ordinator

16th January 2015

English PEN is now looking for a dynamic individual to join the team with an interest in arts outreach programmes, literary translation and the values of English PEN.Read more

Kate Tempest at HMP Durham

7th November 2014

In October the poet and playwright Kate Tempest visited HMP Durham as part of English PEN’s Meet the Writer prison projectRead more

The English PEN writing competition for prisoners

6th October 2014

Multi-award-winning author Meg Rosoff is this year’s judge - closing date for entries 12 December.Read more

Latest in Translation

PEN Atlas: S J Naudé on Afrikaans writing and translation

PEN Atlas: S J Naudé on Afrikaans writing and translation

22nd January 2015

S J Naudé writes about the experience of translating your own novelRead more

PEN Atlas: Amanda Hopkinson on the 43 missing students of Mexico

19th January 2015

With Mexico as Guest of Honour at London Book Fair 2015, and with 43 students still missing in Mexico, Amanda Hopkinson writes the first of our PEN Atlas Mexican seriesRead more

PEN Atlas: publishers list their translation highlights for 2015

15th January 2015

Halt your book purchases: thanks to our publisher friends, PEN Atlas has everything you needRead more