11 August 1995 FOUNDED IN 1921 BY THE ENGLISH WRITER CATHERINE Amy Dawson-Scott, International PEN takes its name from its members: poets, playwrights, essayists, editors, and novelists. It is a federation of autonomous PEN centers that are bound to respect the International PEN Charter (see box, p. 85) and serve the language and literature they […]

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