Dispatches from Civitella Ranieri: On the Sixth Day, the Animals. On the Eighth, Jon Kessler’s Curlz.
The third dispatch from PEN Member and poet Natalie Diaz's residency at the Civitella Ranieri castle in Italy. She shares about the animals she encountered, and pays tribute to… More
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So I spoke with @KUER journalist Martha Harris about Alpine's decision to remove 22 books from its libraries. You can read my comments. And you can read the comments of one of the parents in support of the ban. Enough said. #bookbanning @PENamerica https://www.kuer.org/education/2022-11-29/these-are-the-22-books-removed-from-utahs-alpine-school-district
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“A democracy depends on an educated and literate population, a population that's curious and able to think for itself and to read widely,” @PaisleyRekdal of @PENAmerica's Utah chapter on recent bans on 22 books in the Alpine school district. #FreeTheBooks https://www.kuer.org/education/2022-11-29/these-are-the-22-books-removed-from-utahs-alpine-school-district