Deborah Landau – reading Walt Whitman (audio)

Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" was banned in Boston in 1881 for its supposed vulgarity. Because the poem acknowledged the existence of sex and homosexuality, it was labeled obscene… More

PEN Members Reading at Paradise Banned Event

On Monday, September 30, PEN partnered with the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression for readings in celebration of PEN's Banned Book Month. Reading the poets whose work have been… More