Monday, January 8, 2018

Citing Rising Concerns About Free Expression, PEN Chapters In LA And NY Will Merge

The New York-based PEN America and California-based PEN Center USA told The Associated Press on Monday that they will be called PEN America. Suzanne Nossel, currently executive director of the New York chapter, will oversee the new entity along with an expanded board of trustees that will include members from both chapters. Nossel said in a statement that the decision came out of a “shared sense of urgency” about free expression in the U.S. and overseas.



Article source here:The Arts Journal

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