Words and War: Ukrainian Writers Reflect on a Moment of Crisis
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Authors protest #BannedBooks list in Florida that includes Shabbat picture book
PEN America's @kasey_meehan said @duvalschool's “wholesale removal of challenged books” exemplifies “an insidious trend” in which more & more books are being swept up in bans https://forward.com/fast-forward/527511/authors-protest-banned-books-list-in-florida-that-includes-shabbat-picture-book/
"Bravery is Ukrainian brand," says a sign in the window of a fashion designer’s boutique in Kyiv.
@SuzanneNossel, @drumenaker, @LieslGerntholtz and @PENUkraine's Tetyana Teren reflect on @PENAmerica's recent delegation to #Ukraine: https://pen.org/pen-america-delegation-to-ukraine-bears-witness-to-bravery-of-writers-and-citizens/
Thank you Ellen Oh, Linda Sue Park, and Ami Polonsky for traveling to Duval County, FL to deliver and present the letter from @PENamerica and @diversebooks and signed by 70 authors calling for the return of 176 book titles pulled from classroom libraries. https://pen.org/press-release/letter-to-duval-county-fl-schools-from-pen-america-and-we-need-diverse-books-signed-by-69-authors-calls-for-return-of-176-book-titles-pulled-from-classroom-libraries/