PEN America World Voices Festival


Join more than 125 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities in New York City for the 2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets. In 60+ events in venues across New York City, the 15th anniversary of New York’s first international literary festival will gather nonfiction and fiction writers, thinkers, and activists to discuss what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dangers inherent in the rapid reconfiguring of the public and the private in the literary, cultural, social, and political realms. For more information, click here.

Cosponsored by NYC Cultural Affairs, NYC Media & Entertainment, Amazon Literary Partnership, Amazon Crossing, WNYC, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Art Works, and the Sokoloff Arts Foundation


Monday, May 6, 2019 – Sunday, May 12, 2019


New York City, New York

For the full calendar of events, visit the World Voices Festival website.