An online collection of the very best contemporary literature in translation, supported by English PEN's Writers in Translation programme.
Our Silver PEN partners - whether individual or corporate - are an essential support for English PEN’s work to safeguard freedom of expression
We operate a major grant-giving programme for the translation and promotion of world literature, supported by Arts Council England and Bloomberg.
Watch video and listen to from our busy programme of literary talks, campaigning events and workshops.
What your donation can do for English PEN:
- £40 buys placards and handouts for a vigil or demo
- £235 pays a court fee, seeking permission to intervene in freedom of expression cases as a third party
- £650 is the cost of emergency advocacy in response to a threat to free speech through censorship or arrest of a writer at risk
- £5,200 covers research and production of a parliamentary briefing on new legislation