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.

Song Lyrics Awards for Literary Excellence

2012 honorees Leonard Cohen and Chuck Berry with Paul Simon and Keith Richards.

2012 honorees Leonard Cohen and Chuck Berry with Paul Simon and Keith Richards.

Please join us as we celebrate the 2014 Song Lyrics Awards honoring Kris Kristofferson and Randy Newman.