PEN World Voices Festival

The 2021 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature—the largest international literary festival in the United States—will take place from May 18 through May 22, drawing together virtual audiences from around the world for a series of more than 20 events across 5 days.

Event Date
05/18/2021 - 05/22/2021
Event Venue

This year’s festival, Power to the People, includes headliners Jhumpa Lahiri, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Imbolo Mbue, Maria Hinojosa, Alison Bechdel, Kiese Laymon, Yusef Komunyakaa, George Saunders, Joy Harjo, Mortada Gzar, G. Willow Wilson, John McWhorter, Edwidge Dandicat, Richard Flanagan, and many more.

In addition to the Festival’s main events, will host the virtual edition of CLMP’s annual Indie Lit Fair, highlighting the works of poetry presses, fiction and creative nonfiction publishers, and literary magazines.

Members of CLMP receive a 25% discount on ticketed events. Not a member? Consider joining us!