PEN American Center is the largest of the 145 centers of PEN International, the world’s oldest human rights organization and the oldest international literary organization. PEN American Center (“PEN”) is a human rights and literary association based in New York City. Committed to the advancement of literature and the unimpeded flow of ideas and information, PEN fights for freedom of expression; advocates on behalf of writers harassed, imprisoned, and sometimes killed for their views; and fosters international exchanges, dialogues, discussions, and debates.
Karin Deutsch Karlekar, Director of Free Expression Programs
Address: 588 Broadway, Suite 303•New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 334-1660, ext. 4822
Fax: (212) 334-2181