Palestinian journalist and author Al-Nawaty was detained for unspecified “security reasons” in 2011 while translating his book in Damascus. In 2013, the Norwegian government reported he was in Syrian…More
Syrian Palestinian political analyst, writer, and blogger Al-Shihabi was arrested in December 2012 by the Palestine Branch of Syrian Military Intelligence. His location is unknown, but there are unconfirmed…More
Kurdish writer Essou was arrested from his home by Syrian Air Force intelligence agents for allegedly participating in anti-government activity and advocating reform in September 2011. As of December…More
#BannedBooksWeek is just one week away. PEN America will host a series of free in-person and virtual events that unpack current assaults on the freedom to express, the freedom to read, and the freedom to learn. Learn more: https://bit.ly/BannedBooksWk21
Join @WorkerWriters for a free Coronavirus Haiku reading and conversation on Thursday 9/30 to hear from writers and their life as “frontline workers” during the Covid 19 crisis and their engagement with the Worker Writers School. Register here: https://bit.ly/3Cy3gZY.