- Charlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYC Updated: May-06-15 1:49 pm
NEW YORK - Under armed security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American Center.
- Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala Updated: May-03-15 11:05 am
NEW YORK - Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
- More than 30 writers sign letter of protest over Hebdo honor Updated: Apr-29-15 5:24 pm
- Rushdie chastises authors protesting Hebdo tribute Updated: Apr-27-15 2:11 pm
NEW YORK - Salman Rushdie on Monday defended the PEN American Center's plans to honor the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of six writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation.
- Writers withdraw from PEN gala, cite honor for Charlie Hebdo Updated: Apr-26-15 11:35 pm
NEW YORK - Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honoring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.