Saul Bellow, Allen Ginsberg, Nadine Gordimer, Salman Rushdie & Others
There has never been much rapport between government and art in the United States. The thing was set up only, on the political level, to create a kind of… More
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Check out this week's #PENTen interview with Christopher Gonzalez (@livesinpages) as we discuss his new short story collection, I'M NOT HUNGRY BUT I COULD EAT, why he writes about the experiences of younger queer people, and more: https://bit.ly/3rwBuL9.
Here's the 11 banned books. Sorry to see them remove works by @MargaretAtwood @ashleyhopeperez @ShaunieDarko @amyreedfiction @ashleyhopeperez @JackieWoodson @miles_hyman @halseanderson. But they have kept works by @nikkigrimes9 @colleenaf @aaron007 @marikotamaki and others.
Today, 2 December 2021, Cuban artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara turns 34 years old. He has been unjustly imprisoned in a high-security prison since July 2021 for exercising his right to freedom of expression and artistic freedom. #FreeLuisManuel [more]