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"It is my hope that bringing light to your case will save you from the dark, that one day soon you will be free and safe to write your novels and readers will be free and safe to read them.” Read @WriterYann’s letter to Kakwenza Rukirabashaija: https://pen-international.org/news/day-of-the-imprisoned-writer-2020-take-action-for-kakwenza-rukirabashaija
TONIGHT: Join us for "Power of Protest: Lessons from Hong Kong” for @baybookfest at 5PM PT/8PM ET. We're co-presenting (@hrw, @literaryarts) this free conversation between @antd, @jwassers, & @nicolle_liu; moderated by @orvilleschell. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3n7vtzk.
Every year on 15 November, PEN centres and supporters across the globe come together to mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, to stand in solidarity with writers in prison and at risk. Please join us.