The distaste of eminent writers such as Peter Carey at PEN American Center’s decision to honour Charlie Hebdo at its gala next month,... Read more
Children’s authors published by Simon & Schuster US have protested against the company releasing a book by controversial figure Milo Yiannopoulos.
English PEN has reported a deficit of close to £90,00 in its annual report for the year ending 31st March 2016, describing it as "a... Read more
A story collection smuggled out of North Korea - and translated by Man Booker International Prize-winner Deborah Smith - has been selected to receive a PEN Translation award from... Read more
English PEN is making five of its 12-strong team redundant following an organisational restructure.
English PEN and the Society of Authors have welcomed a new report on defamation law in Northern Ireland recommending that Northern Irish law should emulate that of... Read more
English PEN is partnering with Ledbury Poetry Festival as part of a campaign to highlight poets at risk around the world.
Scotland and Northern Ireland's unreformed defamation laws threaten to “undermine” publishing in the UK, according to English and Scottish PEN, with Scottish publishers particularly at risk of being... Read more
The UK's current society is a “necrophiliac hell hole for the absent rich” that is “stealing creativity from us”, Jeanette Winterson has said.
English PEN has launched its first ever English PEN Modern Literature Festival which will see UK-based writers present new works in tribute to writers at... Read more