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.

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Annual Book Party

  • Cambridge Skating and Tennis Club 40 Willard Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 United States (map)

New Time & Location: Book Party & Tribute will be held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Cambridge Skating and Tennis Club, 40 Willard Street (corner of Willard & Mt. Vernon Streets.

Please join us as to celebrate members who have published books during the past year, and as we honor the founders and early Chairs of PEN New England:

Anne Bernays, Lloyd Schwartz, Megan Marshall, Pamela Painter, Gail Mazur,
Leslie Epstein, 
James Carroll, Sam Shem, Sue Quinn, Alexandra Marshall, and Frank Kramer