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Challenging Russia's war has become a criminal offense, for anyone deemed to have spread "fake news". Now many Russians, including artists and musicians, have fled the country to escape Russia's crackdown on anti-war protesters. https://bbc.in/3a21ojk
ICYMI: In our latest #PENTen interview, we spoke with @meronhadero, author of A DOWN HOME MEAL FOR THESE DIFFICULT TIMES, about where her ideas come from, her research process, and more: https://bit.ly/3ajvrDf.
ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE by @IamGMJohnson was the second most banned title among #bannedbooks PEN America tracked from July 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. As book bans surge, we must lift up the works and voices of the writers impacted. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3a6oBkB.