The first issue of PEN's literary journal, Classics features tributes to Virginia Woolf, Jorge Luis Borges, and Italo Calvino, a conversation between Richard Howard and Susan Sontag, a PEN panel discussion on the literary fact and fiction, and much more.
PEN America: A Journal for Writers and Readers is published by PEN American Center. Featuring fiction, poetry, conversation, criticism, and memoir, PEN America champions international authors and provides first-hand insight into the minds of contemporary writers through provocative symposia.
In 2000, PEN America was named one of the Ten Best New Magazines by Library Journal. PEN America has been a finalist for the Utne Independent Press Award for international coverage, and work from recent issues has been selected for Best American Essays, Best American Stories, and the Pushcart Prize.