Ava DuVernay, Diane Warren, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Julie Brown Honored at PEN America 2019 LitFest Gala
Last night, PEN America hosted their 2019 LitFest Gala in Los Angeles, a celebration of free expression and the literary arts that honored some of the brightest names in… More
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With #BannedBooksWeek just around the corner, check out the virtual and in-person events we have planned for the coming week that offer a clear-eyed view of the current assaults on the freedom to express, the freedom to read, and the freedom to learn: https://bit.ly/39B9BaI
As part of this year's @BKBF, PEN America is excited to present Maggie Nelson in conversation with @CathyParkHong in celebration of Nelson’s latest book. This virtual event is free and open to the public! Register here: https://bit.ly/3l5PYNy.
Concerns are growing at the increased constraints the Taliban government has placed on the news media in Afghanistan, after officials issued a new framework of rules for journalists that critics say open the door for censorship and repression. https://nyti.ms/3udFlfO