An alarming follow-up to the February 2021 Myanmar coup d’état: Yangon moves into the Top 10 Freedom to Write Index offenders.
The worldwide CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle, personally is donating US$500,000 to open the Dohle Book Defense Fund.
The rapid rise of efforts to ban books in the United States prompts Scribd’s Trip Adler to offer readers free access to targeted titles.
Three leading writers’ organizations in Europe call for coordinated response to the Lukashenko regime’s brutality.
As PEN Belarus is told it’s to be shut down, PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel speaks of ‘when a government silences and stomps on its writers.’
The annual presentation of literary awards and career achievement honors was produced digitally for a second year.
PEN’s new ‘Safety Guide for Artists’ outlines issues, protocols, and resources for those working for freedom of expression and publication.
From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer’s fray of free-speech debates amid charges of ‘cancel culture.’