2015 PEN Translation Prize: Four Questions for Winner Denise Newman
"The great pleasure of translating is being able to enter into the timelessness of the text...there’s comfort in such concentrated work. It must be the language equivalent of what… More
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In Conroe, TX. You can plan to enlist in the military in the high school cafeteria, but you need your mom's permission to read Catch 22 or Brave New World.
Don't miss the Freedom to Learn series, edited by @madebyhistory @washingtonpost & sponsored by PEN America: "high-quality, well-researched historical analysis on threats to education," says @jeremycyoung. Series begins 8/15; details/submission info below. https://pen.org/press-release/amid-efforts-to-undermine-academic-freedom-and-public-education-pen-america-announces-new-oped-series-with-washington-posts-made-by-history-on-protecting-the-freedom-to-learn/
“When we keep books like #Speak away from our children, we are withholding wisdom from our kids.” @halseanderson 📚 🙌 #VelshiBannedBookClub #Velshi http://ow.ly/ak0J50KenAK