JOIN PEN/ Support our mission
Stand with Us
Join PEN and New England's literary community and join an international community of writers from 150 PEN centers worldwide. Be a part of a literary and free speech tradition and legacy extending from Dickinson to Oliver, Thoreau to Zinn, Cheever to Perrotta, and Dubus to Dubus.
The PEN community stands for the free and open exchange of literature and ideas. Our members are ambassadors for free expression for everyone, everywhere. Please join and stand with us.
Membership benefits include:
- Fellowship in New England's literary community and an international community of writers, literary professionals, and advocates supporting free expression
- Invitations to our programs, literary celebrations, and Members-Only events.
- Reserved seating at select events
- One more book bag (Partners and above)
- Inscribed first editions (Lifetime members and above)
For those who support PEN’s mission and who want to join our ranks.
Support ongoing activities, programs, and special initiatives.
Lifetime—$1,000 and above
Gifts to strengthen and sustain our efforts to advance PEN's mission.
Patron—$2,000 and above
Championing literature and free expression at stewardship levels.
Support our mission with a Special Gift
For information about Sponsorship and Underwriting Opportunities, contact Karen Wulf at pen-newengland [at] mit [dot] edu