Amid Tumultuous Year, PEN America Virtual Gala Celebrates Acts of Courage and Bravery by Those Who Stand Up to Oppression
"I’m heartened to think that this assembly of not always like-minded but always like-hearted writers and thinkers and advocates—that our assembly tonight points to our power.” More
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Novelist & @UofTEnglish professor Randy Boyagoda & PEN America's @summerelopez join @whyyradiotimes to discuss @SalmanRushdie’s contributions and courage—and the threats writers continue to face for expressing their ideas and imaginations: https://whyy.org/episodes/salman-rushdie-and-defending-freedom-of-expression/ #StandWithSalman
One week after the brutal attack that left author @SalmanRushdie with severe injuries, the New York literary community is rallying in solidarity with an outdoor event of readings from his acclaimed works on the steps of @nypl on 5th Ave.
FREE Zoom event
Thursday August 18
Join Nadine Farid Johnson of #PENAmerica and @Dev4Security & Amb. Akbar Ahmed of @AU_SIS for "Rushdie and the Right to Write," a conversation on freedom of expression and fostering religious understanding