The 1930s: In Defense of Expelled and Detained Writers
1930Fascism and PENThe rise of National Socialism in Germany and Fascism in Spain present challenges to one of PEN’s founding tenets: that individual PEN centers and the organization as… More
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NEW: Iranian writers and free expression advocates - Baktash Abtin, Keyvan Bajan, and Reza Khandan Mahabadi - will receive this year’s PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award. They will be honored at this year’s #PENGala on October 5. Read more: https://bit.ly/2XqAZoX. #FreedomToWrite
Congratulations to all of the poets included in this year's Longlist for the @nationalbook Awards! We're thrilled to see 2021 @penworldvoices participant Threa Almontaser and former @pen_ev mentor Douglas Kearney among the #NBAwards Longlist poets! https://bit.ly/39dq6cQ
Republican lawmakers in Madison are introducing three pieces of legislation they say will protect people’s free speech right on social media. https://yhoo.it/3AjrN4n