PEN America’s Activist Guide to AWP 2017

PEN America has put together a guide to all events taking place at this year's Association of Writing Professionals (AWP) conference focusing on activism or action. More

The Wrong Side of History

Mike Dawson examines how we talk about gun control and how phrases like being on “the wrong side of history” are missing the point. More

Maya Angelou: 1928-2014

One of the most influential books written in English, Angelou’s transformative autobiography unleashed the genre of the American memoir to new possibilities. With 39 public bans since 1983 for… More

Breaking Through Cybercensorship

A passionate panel of cyberactivists convened at the Cooper Union as part of the ThinkSwiss festival to discuss new tools and approaches to combating online censorship. Sponsored by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and… More

Breaking Through Cybercensorship

[caption id="attachment_9784" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Photo by Olivier Delhoume"][/caption] A passionate panel of cyberactivists convened at the Cooper Union as part of the ThinkSwiss festival to discuss new tools and approaches to combating online censorship.… More

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