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TODAY: At 6:30PM PST, Percival Everett will read from his latest novel, THE TREES, and discuss the writing process behind the book with PEN America Los Angeles Committee Member David L. Ulin (@davidulin)! Register: https://bit.ly/38TshCe.
Join PEN America in Dallas on 9/29 for a special #BannedBooksWeek event that will assess the negative impacts of censoring political and historical writing with @BryanBurrough and @JimSchutze. Moderated by novelist and professor @SanderiaFaye. https://bit.ly/3AsJ5fz
Two activists based in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou – including one of China’s most well-known women’s rights campaigners, have lost contact with their friends, raising fears that the pair may have been detained by police. https://bit.ly/3EFO0fC