The PEN Pod: On Using Storytelling to Push Back Against Systems with Imbolo Mbue
“This story came from [my] childhood fascination: this idea of people pushing back against systems that are way more powerful than them.” More
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Each piece is brilliant, and am still only on the first section yet, but this one by Daribha Lyndem stands out for its brevity, for her scathing, accurate commentary in such few words…!
100+ writers reflect on the despair marking #IndiaAt75 for @PENamerica.
“The kinds of people who stood up for me in the bad years might not do so now,” @SalmanRushdie told The Guardian in 2021. “The idea that being offended is a valid critique has gained a lot of traction.” (1/3)