Sonia Guiñansaca

Sonia Guiñansaca

Sonia Guiñansaca is an internationally acclaimed poet, culture strategist, and activist who was born in Ecuador (Kichwa-Kañari), and at the age of five, migrated to the United States to reunite with their parents in New York. They have been awarded residencies and fellowships from Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation, Poetry Foundation, and the Hemispheric […]

Alejandro Heredia

Alejandro  Heredia

Alejandro Heredia is a queer Afro Dominican writer and community organizer from The Bronx. His book of short stories, You’re the Only Friend I Need (2021), explores themes of queer transnationalism, friendship, and (un)belonging in the African Diaspora. As PEN America’s community outreach manager, he leads a coalition of 40+ NYC-based literary organizations, bookstores, and groups […]

t. jahan

t. jahan

t. jahan is a writer working on a novel set in 1970s Bangladesh, two children’s books, as well as narratives, poems, and memoirs to bring awareness to Asian immigration and diasporic experiences. Their work has been published in The Margins, the Gagosian Quarterly, Guernica, PEN America’s DREAMing Out Loud anthologies, Exposition Review, and more. Perhaps […]

Álvaro Enrigue

Álvaro  Enrigue

Álvaro Enrigue is the director and founder of PEN America’s DREAMing Out Loud Program since 2016. His work has appeared in The New York Times, El País, The Believer, Letras Libres, The New York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books, among others. He is the author of five novels, two books of […]