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Latest in Campaigns

Mexico: Thorough investigations must be conducted into murders of four journalists in three months

Mexico: Thorough investigations must be conducted into murders of four journalists in three months

18th November 2014

PEN calls for a thorough investigation into the recent murders of four Mexican reportersRead more

PEN South Africa deeply alarmed at the breakdown of democracy in Parliament

17th November 2014

"A dark day indeed for South Africa and its democratic order"Read more

English PEN marks the Day of the Imprisoned Writer by launching 'Time to Read' e-Book

15th November 2014

PEN launches a new e-book collection of work by writers at risk and former PEN cases from all over the globeRead more

Latest in Communities

Kate Tempest at HMP Durham

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

'A Letter for Mr Greene': In Memory of Robert Lodge

30th June 2014

Mr Greene hated the outside world and refused to venture any further into it than he had to.Read more

Latest in Translation

Vacancy: Writers in Translation Programme Manager

Vacancy: Writers in Translation Programme Manager

17th November 2014

An exciting opening for a literature professional to join our teamRead more

PEN Atlas: Q&A with Helle Helle

13th November 2014

PEN Atlas editor Tasja Dorkofikis interviews, Helle Helle, one of Denmark’s most widely read writersRead more

'Intriguing, Moving, Unputdownable' - a word from the translator with Clarissa Botsford

11th November 2014

English PEN talks to Clarissa Botsford, translator of award-winning book 'Sworn Virgin' by Elvira DonesRead more