Arrest of Writer and Translator Arash Ganji Is an Unwarranted Attack on Freedom of Expression in Iran
“The Iranian authorities have blatantly targeted Arash Ganji for his writing and work to foster free expression and cross-cultural literary understanding." More
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Poet Claudia Rankine's latest work JUST US has been named by @Refinery29 as a must-read book this fall: https://r29.co/3mKamUg. Join Claudia and Lauren M. Jackson (@proseb4bros) for a #PENOutLoud conversation about JUST US on 9/30! Tickets available now: https://bit.ly/2XXutn1.
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