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Latest in Campaigns

The Moscow theatre that changed the world

The Moscow theatre that changed the world

22nd October 2014

Sasha Dugdale reports on the threats of eviction to underground theatre Teatr.docRead more

Saudi Arabia: imprisoned editor Raif Badawi to be flogged 1,000 times

21st October 2014

Join PEN in calling for the sentence of flogging to be overturned immediately.Read more

PEN supporters join protest against banning of UK memoir

17th October 2014

Due to the overwhelming response to this case, we have now launched a related petition where you can add your support.Read more

Latest in Communities

The English PEN Writing Competition for Prisoners

'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

Latest in Translation

PEN Atlas: Q&A with Per Petterson

PEN Atlas: Q&A with Per Petterson

23rd October 2014

PEN Atlas talks to Per Petterson about violence, absence, and the ongoing popularity of Norwegian literatureRead more

PEN Translates open for submissions

21st October 2014

English PEN are open for applications to the PEN Translates grants scheme from now until 5 December 2014Read more

'Surreal Siberian Odyssey' - a word from the translator with Antonia Lloyd-Jones

18th October 2014

English PEN speaks to Antonia Lloyd-Jones, translator of award-winning title 'Kolyma Diaries'Read more