The exhibition Return To Sender, co-organized by Mariame Kaba with PEN America, explores the prison industrial complex’s mechanisms of silencing.
Cultural workers too often fall outside the scope of advocacy groups, argues Artists at Risk Connection.
Several students of color at Arkansas Tech deemed Dominique Simmons’s artworks “racially insensitive.”
Academics and literary nonprofits condemned the Hamline University professor’s dismissal as a violation of academic freedom.
A new report by PEN America details how artistic freedom in Africa is being suppressed amidst flawed elections, military coups, and political crises.
The fire-resistant copy will be auctioned to raise funds for PEN America.
The funding will also support artists at risk in Belarus, Russia, and other countries.
Two of PEN International’s members, Abdullah Atefi and Dawa Khan Menapal, were reportedly murdered by Taliban forces earlier this month.
PEN Belarus is one of 50 of civil rights organizations facing closure.
PEN America has released a critical guide for artists at risk, created with input from persecuted creators around the world.
Before you vote, check your knowledge of disinformation with PEN America’s new online quiz, “What To Expect When You’re Electing.”
The proposal would expand the authority of officers to remove credentials from journalists and bar them from crossing police lines to cover news stories.