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[CANCELED] Making Sanctuary: Serving Persecuted Writers and Fostering Community

AWP 2020 - Making Sanctuary

PEN America has made the tough call not to attend the 2020 annual AWP Conference and Bookfair. We’re really very sorry not to see our Members and friends. We support the AWP Virtual Bookfair and hope you will, too. See you next year in Kansas City.


Writers worldwide face violent persecution for self-expression, and many are in desperate need of sanctuary. City of Asylum and PEN America will share organizing tips for how to launch and maintain programming that supports free expression in your community. Learn how to initiate community engagement and support persecuted writers through readings and workshops. With City of Asylum writers-in-residence Tuhin Das and Osama Alomar, Rebecca Stump (PEN America), and Lucia LoTempio (City of Asylum).

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