The PEN Ten: An Interview with the 2021-2022 PEN America Writing for Justice Fellows
“You must be willing to get your pen dirty. Write with passion. Befriend an incarcerated person, learn how society formed that person, feel the connection you share with that… More
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Many thanks to @KALW and @PENamerica for inviting me to be a part of this great conversation about the current wave of censorship attacks and the dark money funding them. #FReadom @PenguinClass @MacKidsSL @SimonKIDS
"Efforts, successful ones, such as these, to dramatically shrink, surveil and manipulate the content of education in America must be the single gravest matter facing education today." #EdScare https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2022/12/08/educational-gag-orders-are-student-rights-issue-opinion
"If a young person has a question about anything in life, the safe and accurate place to get the information is not the internet—it's the library," said former teacher Monica Edwards
League City, TX voted to ban children's books on certain topics anyway https://www.axios.com/local/houston/2022/12/08/league-city-children-book-criteria