PEN New England

PEN new england


“Literature is the best thing humanity has. Poetry is the heart of literature, the highest concentration of everything that is the best in the world and in man. It is the only true food for your soul.”  
Lyudmila Ulitskaya



We are a chapter of PEN American Center, part of a global association of writers celebrating literature and defending free expression. We make our home at the MIT School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences.

Walden Pond Walk with John Hanson Mitchell

  • Walden Pond State Reservation 915 Walden St. Concord MA

Experience the beauty of this local treasure with John Hanson Mitchell, lyric naturalist and author of Walking Towards Walden: A Pilgrimage in Search of Place.