PEN Pals: Ashley Hope Pérez and Padma Venkatraman on What Book Bans Are Really About
"I think books like Out of Darkness offer a historical perspective on our current moment, which is still very much affected by racism." More
A Conversation with Chris Tomlinson and Ashley Hope Pérez
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This year, PEN America will recognize Ukrainian freelance journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko as our PEN/Barbey #FreedomToWrite honoree for his courage in continuing to tell the stories of Ukrainians who have faced years of Russian occupation: https://bit.ly/3MzsSLK. #PENgala
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