Imin, a poet and Uyghur-language website moderator from China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2010 for “splittism, leaking state secrets, and organizing an illegal…More
Jazeem was arrested on spurious terrorism charges related to his book of poetry Navarasam, in which investigative authorities claimed he demonstrated extremism. He has been detained without charge since…More
I'm over the moon to be moderating this panel on Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Free Expression in Alabama for @PENamerica next week. Join Brontez Purnell, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Emrys Donaldson, Joi Minor, and @ACLUAlabama! Please share. ❤️
Join us on 10/1 for a #BannedBooksWeek conversation with @rofhiwabooks on the “Erasure of Black Thought”. Black academics @profblmkelley, @pornoscholar, and @daniellepurifoy will discuss the growing movement against the teaching of black history & racism. https://bit.ly/3nYQjVj
In this week's #PENTen, we spoke with award-winning essayist, poet, playwright, and film producer José Vadi (@vadiparty) about how his writing habits have changed, how family stories and community stories came together in his book INTER STATE, and more: https://bit.ly/3o281Hp.