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Latest in Campaigns

Bahrain: Foreign Office must take action

Bahrain: Foreign Office must take action

9th September 2014

NGOs call on the FCO to speak out for activists in Bahrain.Read more

Press freedom requires vigilant protection

5th September 2014

Jo Glanville reports on current threats to freedom of expression, both at home and abroad, for Today's ZamanRead more

Syria: free prominent rights defenders

5th September 2014

PEN joins mass appeal for the release of Mazen Darwish and his colleagues.Read more

Latest in Communities

‘A Letter for Mr Greene’: In Memory of Robert Lodge

'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

Workshops: Femi Martin at Waterstones Piccadilly

25th June 2014

English PEN writer-facilitator Femi Martin gave a creative writing workshop at the London Short Story Festival on Saturday June 21stRead more

Workshops: latest stories from prisoners

27th May 2014

Writer Femi Martin leads the final workshops in the English PEN flash fiction project, funded by the Big Lottery FundRead more

Latest in Translation

World Bookshelf: Nicky Harman gives her top tips on promoting translated books

World Bookshelf: Nicky Harman gives her top tips on promoting translated books

16th September 2014

What translators can do to promote 'their' books?Read more

'Genuine, intimate, provocative' - a word from the translator with Megan MacDowell

9th September 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Megan McDowell, whose translation of Alejandro Zambra’s novel Ways of Going Home won an award in 2013Read more