Belarusian PEN Center: The Struggle for Writers’ Independence
Introducing our new series showcasing the work of the over 140 centers that form PEN International. This month we speak to the Belarusian PEN Center on free expression challenges… More
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It’s #BannedBooksWeek! This year’s theme is a reminder of the unifying power of stories and the divisiveness of censorship. Find ways to take action at http://ala.org/bbooks #BooksUniteUs
ICYMI: For this week's #PENTen interview, we spoke with award-winning essayist, poet, playwright, and film producer José Vadi (@vadiparty) about navigating truth in writing, how his writing habits have changed over time, and more: https://bit.ly/3o281Hp.
We at ARC, @PenAmerica, @pen_int, & the many organizations involved in his release are overjoyed that Cuban artist & activist Hamlet Lavastida is now out of jail. He has relentlessly put the fight for artistic freedom in Cuba above his own plight. #artisnotacrime #11J #27N #Cuba