- Resonances: Writers on the Classics
Resonances: Writers on the Classics
For this popular event, Festival authors comment on a classic work of literature they admire, and how and why it has influenced their writing. Each author reads from their selected work and engages in discussion with the audience.
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
The shattering news that four democracy activists were secretly executed by #Myanmar’s military junta demands a strong response, amid fears the military will escalate its campaign of terror against civilians, write @LieslGerntholtz and Nadine Farid Johnson https://pen.org/executions-of-pro-demcracy-activists-in-myanmar-raise-fears-of-escalation-of-military-campaign-of-terror-against-civilians/
Russia has rerouted mobile and internet data from Kherson through Russian networks and blocked access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Ukrainian news websites and other independent sources. Kherson residents now must use Russian mobile service providers. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/08/09/technology/ukraine-internet-russia-censorship.html
Book bans are threatening American democracy. Here’s how to fight back.