John Prine, Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan honored for songwriting at star-studded event at JFK library
John Prine, Tom Waits, and Kathleen Brennan were honored with the PEN New England Song Lyrics Award at a reception that was attended by Elvis Costello, John Mellencamp, and… More
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ICYMI: We spoke with Quiara Alegría Hudes, author of MY BROKEN LANGUAGE, about which writers she's most excited by right now, what prompted her to write MY BROKEN LANGUAGE, and more: https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-quiara-alegria-hudes. #PENTen
I imagine there are still likely to be scores of UF professors who will sidestep getting involved in any form of public testimony, just b/c the politics, risk, intimidation factors here are so high. The damage may already be done in FL. #academicfreedom https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/21/us/florida-professors-free-speech.html
THE SENTENCES THAT CREATE US: Crafting a Writer’s Life in Prison just launched on @HaymarketBooks with @PENAmerica! A comprehensive resource told through compelling first-person essays by @dwaynebetts @MitchSJackson + @Piper, among many others. http://pen.org/sentencesthatcreateus