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Latest in Campaigns

Bahrain: Abduljalil Al Singace’s health continues to deteriorate

Bahrain: Abduljalil Al Singace's health continues to deteriorate

25th September 2014

Join the call for the immediate release of Dr Al-Singace.Read more

China: Uyghur PEN member Ilham Tohti sentenced to life in prison

23rd September 2014

PEN condemns the draconian sentence handed down to academic Ilham Tohti.Read more

Turkey: open letter to President Erdoğan

23rd September 2014

PEN calls on the Turkish president to protect freedom of expression.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

PEN Atlas: Arno Camenish interviewed by Tasja Dorkofikis

PEN Atlas: Arno Camenish interviewed by Tasja Dorkofikis

25th September 2014

Tasja Dorkofikis interviews Arno Camenish about his bilingual novel,Read more

'Intense, affecting, challenging' - a word from the translator with Robin Moger

23rd September 2014

English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Robin Moger, whose translation of Writing Revolution: the voices from Tunis to Damascus won an award in 2013Read more

PEN Atlas: Elena Ferrante on 'Madame Bovary' and childhood

18th September 2014

Elena Ferrante writes for PEN Atlas about the impact of reading Madame BovaryRead more