Hisham Matar Takes $75,000 Prize for Book of the Year at Reimagined PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony
Hisham Matar was awarded the inaugural PEN/Jean Stein Book Award for his memoir The Return (Penguin Random House) Monday night at the PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony in a… More
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Press freedom group @PENamerican is suing the president for threats and retaliation against the press. https://t.co/SMGwNhp0hl
During a week when the world is riveted in horror at the brutal murder of a journalist by the Saudi government, President Trump’s remarks are a chilling reminder that US global leadership on press freedom has collapsed utterly under his watch. https://t.co/IyL6eYfOQs
Last night @realDonaldTrump praised a Congressman for bodyslamming a journalist. We @PENAmerican are suing the President for threats and acts of retaliation using the power of government to punish the press #FirstAmendment